Frank Greene

Element 5 Studio, LLC

217 Walton Rose Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32413


Frank Greene is Town Architect for the DPZ planned New Urbanist community of Rosemary Beach, Florida.  Frank co-founded Element 5 Studio with Marshall Wright in 2008. Before joining Looney RIcks Kiss Architects in Florida in 2005, Frank had worked as an architect, planner and developer, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee since 1982.

Frank served as Senior Vice President of Development for Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE), Chattanooga's citywide nonprofit housing organization, from 1995 to 2000. During that time, CNE developed and rehabilitated over 600 housing units under his direction. In addition to acting as developer for this work, he also designed many of the home and apartment prototypes constructed by CNE. While at CNE, Frank coordinated the  Southside Neighborhoods Plan and the Southside Redevelopment Plan. for Chattanooga After leaving CNE, Frank was a founder of PlaceMakers, LLC, a professional collaborative providing community and urban design, planning, visioning, SmartCode customization, Pattern Books, Historical District Guidelines, and other planning services for cities and developers. 

Frank is a founding member of the New Urban Guild and an active member of the Congress for the New Urbanism. He is a member the American Institute of Architects. He graduated cum laude from the University of Tennessee School of Architecture in 1982.

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