Thomas Beeby is Chairman Emeritus of HBRA. Over thirty-nine years, during most of which time he served as the firm's Director of Design, Mr. Beeby oversaw the design of a range of projects that includes museums, libraries, university buildings, theater and performing arts centers, urban and campus master plans, high-rise and suburban office buildings, renovations of historic structures, religious buildings, retail projects, housing developments, and private residences.
Mr. Beeby is the 2013 Driehaus Award recipient presented through the University of Notre Dame. This award recognizes lifetime contributions to traditional, Classical, and sustainable architecture in the modern world. Mr. Beeby was Dean of the Yale University School of Architecture from 1985 to 1991, and continues as Adjunct Professor of Architecture. He was Director of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1980 to 1985, and Associate Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology from 1978 to 1980. Mr. Beeby lectures widely and has been lecturer or jury critic at Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Rice University, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, and the University of Virginia. He has participated in numerous symposia including the Smithsonian Institution, the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Modern Art, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the American Institute of Architects.
Mr. Beeby is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.