Gar Muse AIA
Principal, Secretary and Treasurer
Gar Muse joined Cooper Carry in 1990 as a Retail Studio Director, and was named Principal in the Retail Studio in 1992. Gar has extensive experience in the design of new department stores, urban retail properties, and regional shopping center renovations and expansions. Gar has received several awards for his design work including the Georgia American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design Award of Excellence for the downtown Lazarus Department Store in Pittsburgh, Pa., and an International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Certificate of Merit award for the Houston Galleria Renovation and Expansion in Houston, TX. Gar is a member of AIA, the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB), as well as the ICSC. He has a Bachelor of Architecture, a Master of Architecture from the University of Florida, and is a registered architect.