Gregory Laramie, AIA, is Associate Dean of Roger Williams University School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation. He was educated at Rhode Island School of Design, earning the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Architecture degrees. Laramie was the recipient of the 1981 Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for Art and Architectural History, and he was a participant in the 1980/81 RISD European Honors Program in Rome.
Laramie has practiced as an architect in Rhode Island since 1983, earning an honor award from AIA Rhode Island. His first project in private practice won a New England Electric System award for Energy Efficient Design, and was built as a demonstration project in Warwick, Rhode Island. Over 30,000 people toured the home in the year that it was open.
He first started teaching at Roger Williams in 1986 as adjunct faculty in Architecture, and became assistant dean in 2011 and promoted to associate dean in 2015. His primary interests are in teaching beginning design students.
Laramie has served as President of the Library Board of Trustees, served on Town Planning Board and Building Board of Review. He was the chair of the Foster Glocester Regional School building committee from 2004 – 2009, which oversaw the installation of the state’s first biomass energy boilers, leading to a U.S. Department of Energy award for the $56,000,000 project. He currently secretary of the Rhode Island ACE Mentoring Board of Directors and a member of the American Institute of Architects.