“The best part of any project is solving the puzzle with creativity, considering all of the possibilities, exceeding your imagination.”
Albert W. Rubeling, Jr. FAIA
Senior Vice President
Al Rubeling is a native of Baltimore County, Maryland, graduating from the University of Maryland School of Architecture in 1977. After five-years in practice, he formed his own architectural firm in 1981. Over the years, Al has been appointed to the Maryland State Board of Architects and the Baltimore County Architectural Review Board. He served as past president of the Essex Community College Foundation, and member of the Leadership Baltimore County and Baltimore Foundation of Architecture. Al has chaired the Architecture Committee for the Baltimore/Richard Bloch Cancer Survivors Park in Towson, and served on the Board for The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland and as a Trustee for St. James Academy. Al is currently on the faculty at the University of Maryland College Park School of Architecture as a Lecturer having taught the “Professional Practice” course, and currently, the “Careers of Architecture” course. Al has served as president of the Baltimore and Maryland Chapters of the American Institute of Architects and on the National Board of Directors, and as a Trustee of the National AIA Trust. He is the 2007 recipient of The Leslie N. Boney Spirit of Fellowship Award. In 1993, the AIA elevated him to one of its highest honors in the College of Fellows, and, in 2015, he served as the 53rd Chancellor of the College of Fellows. Al’s book, "How to Start and Operate Your Own Design Firm", was published in 1994 and 2007.