Green Projects

rebuilding homes for fire victims, as a partner in Harper Lake Homebuilders. We’re pouring our hearts into it. See more here.

community outreach, pro-bono architectural guidance to neighbors impacted by the Marshall Fire, with a goal of rebuilding better. Helped launch an online Slack workgroup which is now maintained by a nonprofit called Marshall Together. Regularly posting curated technical rebuilding guidance on a website called Created a cost calculator for building code compliance going back through 1990, to assist neighbors in their documentation for insurance Ordinance & Law coverage while also showing net financial benefits of elective compliance for the new energy codes. January 2022-present.

building energy consulting, a variety of multifamily and commercial office building projects, and development of a software tool to automate Energy Plus building energy modeling, 2014-2020, through CloudForest Software and Consulting, Inc. Much more info here.

511 East Simpson, “facelift” interior remodel to a 1950 home in Old Town Lafayette, preserving the existing character and extending the life. 2017.

1616 Broadmoor Drive, gut remodel and addition to a small post-war bungalow in Austin TX, with special care toward healthy indoor air quality and non-toxic, sustainable materials, such as artisanal clay plaster wall finishes, and sound mitigation along a busy street. 2015. See photos here.

Hartland Plaza, LEED-EB (in process), Austin, TX, 2012, through OLA Austin

Riata Vista Office Complex, LEED-NC strategy consulting, Austin, TX, 2012, through OLA Austin

Eastman Chemical Company, product LEED marketing strategy, 2012, through theRightEnvironment

U.S. Border Patrol Station, LEED feasibility analysis, Comstock, TX, 2011

Los Alamos National Laboratory, RC-45 Lab, Los Alamos, NM, 2011

Austin Energy Systems Control Center, LEED-NC (in process), Austin, TX, 2011

Dell Children’s Hospital Neurosurgical Addition, LEED-NC Gold, Austin, TX, 2010

The Crossings Spa & Retreat Center, LEED-EB, Austin,TX, 2009

City of Austin Dept of Public Works, Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) grant writing

Midtown Commons Apartments, Austin Green Building Program Rating, Austin, TX, 2009

City of Beaumont, sustainability recommendations, Beaumont, TX, 2008

Cinco Ranch Recreation Center, LEED-NC Certified, Cinco Ranch, TX, 2008

AMD R&D Fit-Out, oversight to ensure LEED compliance, Austin, TX 2010

AMD Austin Campus, LEED-NC Gold, Austin, TX, 2006-2009

840,000 square foot campus for Advanced Micro Devices. Aide managed the entire sustainable design process and LEED Gold rating and provided community outreach presentations regarding local environmental impacts. Her work included providing substantial input in the design process from the very beginning during Programming and site design, production of specifications and building details, and assisting with construction administration. The green design boasts a 1 million gallon rainwater harvesting system, innovative ecological stormwater management system, and many other thoughtful green features.

Dallas Cowboys Stadium, LEED feasibility analysis, Arlington, TX, 2008, through Culture Technologies, Inc.

Fairfield Residential National Green Building Strategy, 2007-2008

GS&C green office retrofit, cost-benefit assessment, implementation & education, Austin, TX 2008, through GS&C

The Domain, green strategy for 180 acre urban mixed-use development, Austin, TX, 2006-2007, through GS&C

IBM Building 60 Fab Plant, demolition audit and recycling/reuse plan, the Domain, Austin, TX, 2007

Far Southeast EMS Station #28, first LEED Gold in Texas, Austin, TX, 2004

Gus Garcia Rec Center, LEED-NC Gold, Austin, Texas, 2003, through CMPBS

Sheldon Lake State Park Environmental Learning Center, green master plan, Texas, 2003, through CMPBS

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, green modular building design, 2003, through CMPBS

Markley Residence, design documentation, drawing coordination, site assessment and structural calculations for a timber-framed straw bale home designed by a master architect for Bainbridge Island, WA, 2002, through Living Shelter Design. See here for photos.

Sanctuary Place SRO, design & drawing coordination, Chicago, IL, 2001, through Farr Associates

Jacobsen Residence Green Addition & Renovation, design & drawing for an addition and renovation to a classic Chicago brownstone, Chicago, IL, 2001, through Farr Associates

Army facility energy efficiency projects (various), US Army Corps of Engineers CERL, 1998-2000


Master of Architecture with dual focus in Structural Engineering & Research, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000

B.S. Architecture, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1997

Ecole d’Architecture de Versailles, France, 1995-96