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Brian Gray, MLArch

Brain Gray

Brian Gray teaches and lectures on anthroposophical topics for Rudolf Steiner College programs. A teacher at RSC since 1981, Brian has helped to lead tours through Europe and Egypt, exploring sacred architecture.

His research includes the realms of Star Wisdom, Cosmology, Sacred Architecture and Esoteric Christianity. Brian earned a B.A. in Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology, 1967; an M.L.Arch. (Landscape Architecture) from University of Pennsylvania, 1972; and a certificate in Waldorf Teacher Education from Rudolf Steiner College, 1981. Brian entered RSC’s Foundation Year in 1979, taught by René Querido. From 1991 – 1998 and from 2006 to the present, Brian has served as Director of the Foundation Program.


  • Rudolf Steiner College, 1980-1981 (Waldorf Teacher Training Program, 1981).
  • Rudolf Steiner College, 1979-1980 (Foundation Year Program, 1980).
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1970-1972 (M.L.Arch., Landscape Architecture, 1974).
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, 1962-1967 (B. Arch., Architecture, 1967).

Courses Taught at RSC (partial list):

  • The Philosophy of Freedom
  • Parzival: The Quest for the Grail
  • Rudolf Steiner’s Life and Work
  • Nature of the Human Being
  • Study of the Human Being: Foundations of Human Experience
  • Theosophy and The Spiritual Hierarchies
  • Cosmology: World Evolution
  • Drawing the Seven Planetary Seals
  • Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and Kingdoms of Nature
  • The Human Being as Symphony of the Creative Word
  • Introduction to Astrosophy: Star Wisdom
  • The Human Being and the Stars
  • Natal Star Charts
  • Biography and Life Cycles
  • Seven Soul Types
  • Inner Work: How to Know Higher Worlds
  • Christology: Spiritual Guidance of the Individual and Humanity
  • Esoteric Christianity
  • Sacred Architecture
  • Evolution of Consciousness through Architecture and Art
  • Evolution of Consciousness West
  • Karma and Reincarnation
  • Spiritual Streams and Sun Initiates
  • The Cycle of the Year
  • Festivals and Their Meaning

Articles and Books

  • Gray, B. (2013). Discovering the Zodiac in the Raphael Madonna Series Arranged by Rudolf Steiner. Journal for Star Wisdom 2013.
  • Gray, B. (2012). Anthroposophic Foundations for the Renewal of Astrology. Journal for Star Wisdom 2012, 98-130.
  • Gray, B. (2011). Renewing the Foundation Year. Excerpts from an interview with Brian
  • Gray of Rudolf Steiner College. being human, Fall 2011, 40.
  • Gray, B. (2011). Brian Gray on the Foundation Year. August 15, 2011. Interview.
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  • Gray, B. (2011). Rudolf Steiner: The Artist. Journal for Star Wisdom 2011, 54-60.
  • Gray, B. (2008). René Querido - 1 September 1926 - 23 June 2004 -- a Celebratory Remembrance from Brian Gray, With Gratitude. The Christian Star Calendar - 2008, 42-45.
  • Gray, B. (2005). Remarkable Times. Anthroposophical Society of North Carolina Newsletter, February 2005.
  • Gray, B. (2005). Why Are We Interested in Star Wisdom? Anthroposophical Society of North Carolina Newsletter, February 2005.
  • Gray, B. (2002). Parzival. Newsletter of San Francisco Teacher Education of RSC Newsletter, Fall 2002.
  • Gray, B. (1989). The Heavenly Twins. 1990 Stella Natura Kimberton Hills Agricultural Calendar, 36-37.
  • Gray, B. (1988). The Heavenly Archer – Guardian of the Holy Nights and New Year’s Resolution. 1989 Stella Natura Kimberton Hills Agricultural Calendar, 36-37.
  • Gray, B. Halley’s Comet 1986: Meaning for Humanity. Journal for Anthroposophy, Spring/Summer 1986, (43), 54-71.
  • Gray, B. (In Development): Zodiacal Structure of the Human Form and Sacred Architecture. Fair Oaks, CA: Rudolf Steiner College Press.
  • Grant R. Jones, Brian A. Gray and John Ady. (1979): Evolution of a Visual Impact Model to Evaluate Nuclear Plant Siting and Design Option. Submitted to the National Conference on Applied Techniques for Analysis and Management of the Visual Resource, Incline Village, Nevada.
  • Jones & Jones. (1978): Esthetics and visual resources management for highways. Training Manual for F.H.W.A., U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C.
  • Blair, William, Brian Gray, John Hebert and Grant Jones. (1976): Visual impacts of high- voltage transmission facilities in northern Idaho and northwestern Montana. Prepared for U.S.D.I., Bonneville Power Admin. by Jones & Jones and Battelle Northwest Laboratories.
  • Driscoll, Ted, Brian Gray, William Blair and John Ady. (1976): Measuring the visibility of high voltage transmission facilities in the Pacific North-west. Prepared for U.S.D.I., Bonneville Power Administration. by Jones & Jones.
  • Jones, Grant R., Brian Gray and John Ady. (1975): Visual impact study: statement of finding, alternative closed cycle cooling systems, Indian Point nuclear generating plant.
  • Jones & Jones with Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories, for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • Burnham, J.B. et al. (1974): A technique for environmental decision making using quantified social and aesthetic values. BNWL-1787, Battelle Northwest Laboratories.
  • Jones & Jones. (1974): Scenic and recreational highway study. For the Legislative Transportation Committee, State of Washington.
  • Hendrickson, P.L., R.W. Bahl, B.A. Gray and W.S. Maynard.(1974): Measuring the social attitudes and aesthetic and economic considerations which influence transmission line routing. BNWL-1837, Battelle Northwest Laboratories, Richland, Washington.
  • Gray, B., John Ady and Grant R. Jones. (1979) Scenic environment, technical report 7, Jones & Jones. In Copper Creek Environmental Assessment, final environmental report, ed. CH2M - Hill for City of Seattle Dept. of Lighting.
  • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. (1976) Aesthetic Impact of Cooling Systems at Indian Point Unit No. 2. Draft environmental statement for the selection of the preferred closed cycle cooling system at Indian Point Unit No. 2. Docket No. 50-247, NUREG-0038, Washington, D.C.
  • Jones, Grant R., Ilze Jones, Brian A. Gray, Bud Parker, Jon Coe, John B. Burnham and Neil M. Geitner. (1975) A method for the quantification of aesthetic values for environmental decision making. Nuclear Technology, Vol. 23, April 1975, p. 682-713.
  • Jones, Grant R. 1973. The Nooksack Plan. Jones & Jones, Seattle, Washington.