R. Ian Parlin

R. Ian Parlin | LEED® AP

Ian Parlin started his career working in Scotland specializing in historic building restoration, improving the energy efficiency of older buildings and extending their lives. After returning to Maine in 2004 Ian worked on a variety of environmentally responsible building types from single family homes to commercial buildings and public schools. The process of designing an energy efficient, low maintenance home for his parents inspired Ian to join Briburn and focus on this type of work. Ian is a LEED Accredited Professional and has been involved with numerous LEED projects.

Professional Profile:

  • LEED Accredited Professional – 2007


  • Bachelor of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design, 2000
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, 1999
  • Architecture study abroad, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow, 1997