Professional Credentials

Bachelor of Architecture 5-year professional degree, University of California, Berkeley, 1959 – studied with Charles Eames, Buckminster Fuller and William Wurster.

Licensed architect in Massachusetts since 1967.

LEED-AP accredited since 2004.


Executive Education Instructor, Harvard University Design School, 1975-2007, teaching residential design and technology summer courses.

Graphics Instructor, Harvard University Design School, 1972-1977.

Professional Experience

Principal, Tully Architectural Consulting LLC, 2004-present

LEED Project Manager, as Senior Consulting Architect with Vidaris, Inc. (formerly Viridian Energy and Environmental LLC).

Moisture-Related expert services on several projects in association with building research architect William Rose, and independently.

Senior Architect and Project Manager, Steven Winter Associates, Inc., 1996 to 2004.

Technical consulting for production builders under the DOE Building America Initiative ; Project Manager on publications for HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research; consulting to Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) program; consulting to the Sustainable Buildings Industries Council.

Principal, Gordon Tully Architect, Inc., Arlington MA, 1990-1996

Passive solar senior citizen housing and single-family custom residences

Principal, Tully & Ingersoll Architects Inc., Cambridge and Somerville MA, 1977-1990; founder and principal of MassDesign, Cambridge MA,1972-1977.

Solar system design; passive solar buildings; solar research for General Electric; varied practice of residential and commercial buildings

Associate, Sert Jackson and Associates, Cambridge MA 1968-1972

Specifications, cost estimating and design assistance  for 3,000 units of multi-family housing in New York City and Yonkers (for New York Urban Design Corporation)

Job Captain, Kallmann, McKinnell and Wood, Boston, MA 1962-1968

Boston City Hall and Plaza, national competition winning design

Publications and Presentations

Columnist, “Building with Style,” The Journal of Light Construction, 1985-1996: 125 monthly articles on residential design for builders.

Author, “Solar Heating Systems: Analysis and Design with the Sunpulse Method”, McGraw-Hill, 1979, and numerous articles in various journals and solar conference proceedings.

Co-author, “Solar Dwelling Design Concepts”, HUD, 1975 and “Solar Heated Houses for New England”, Massdesign, 1975-1980.

Speaker at many solar and sustainable energy conferences.

Public Service

Committee on Storage of Solar-Generated Electricity, National Research Council (1979-1981).

Commissioner, Norwalk Connecticut Zoning Board of Appeals (2004-2009).

Advisory Board Chairman, Connectivity Study, City of Norwalk, (2010-2011).

Advisor, Harvard Design School Executive Education Program (2002-2005).

Extensive input on Norwalk redevelopment projects as a private citizen-architect (1998-2016).


Singing, bird-watching, writing, watercolor, drawing