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Ed Allen Edward Allen, FAIA

Ed Allen has been a member of the faculties of Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has frequently taught as a guest at other institutions across the United States over the past 30 years. He is the best-selling author of Architectural Detailing, The Architect's Studio Companion, Form and Forces: Designing Efficient, Expressive Structures and Fundamentals of Building Construction. He is also the recipient of the the 2005 Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, awarded by the American Institute of Architects and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

Associates III Associates III
Kari Foster
Annette Stelmack, Allied ASID, LEED AP
Debbie Hindman, LEED AP

The Denver-based firm Associates III, which specializes in eco-responsible residential interiors, was selected in 2003 and 2005 by Interiors & Sources magazine as one of the "Great Places to Work" because the firm practices what it preaches. Author of Sustainable Residential Interiors, Associates III won an ASID Colorado chapter Interior Design Award in both 2004 and 2005 for best sustainable residential projects. Kari Foster, the owner and principal designer of Associates III for thirty-five years, has two decades of experience in the design of sustainable interiors. Annette Stelmack is an interior designer who helped start the Colorado chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council in 2002 and served as its 2005-2006 chapter president. Debbie Hindman, who manages the marketing for Associates III, has been a researcher and co-editor for four editions of the Sustainable Design Resources Guide for Colorado and the Western Mountain Region since 1990. She is an adjunct faculty member of interior design at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.

Corky Binggeli Corky Binggeli, ASID

Corky Binggeli is a principal at Corky Binggeli Interior Design in Boston and an adjunct lecturer at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. She is a professional member of ASID and past President of ASID New England Chapter. She is the author of Materials for Interior Environments, Building Systems for Interiors, Graphic Standards Field Guide to Commercial Interiors and the coauthor of Interior Design Illustrated.

Meg Calkins Meg Calkins, LEED AP

Meg Calkins is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at Ball State University. She holds a Master of Architecture and a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Urban Planning from the University of Cincinnati. She served as an Editorial Advisory Board member and contributor for Landscape Architecture Graphic Standards and is the author of, Materials for Sustainable Sites. A former four-year member of the LEED Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group, she is now active on the Sustainable Sites Initiative.

Frank Ching Francis D.K. Ching

Frank Ching is a registered architect and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the best selling author of numerous books on architecture and design, including Building Structures IllustratedArchitecture: Form, Space, and Order, A Global History of Architecture, Architectural Graphics, Building Construction Illustrated, A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, and Design Drawing. His works have been translated into over 16 languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation.

Dr. George Elvin George Elvin, PhD

George Elvin is an associate professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He holds both his MA in architecture and PhD in architecture with minors in construction management and structures from the University of California at Berkeley. For ten years, he has operated his own integrated practice in architecture.  He is the author of Integrated Practice in Architecture.

Harold Kerzner Harold Kerzner, PhD

Harold Kerzner is the Senior Executive Director for Project Management at the International Institute of Learning (IIL), where he provides seminars and training programs for leading U.S. and international corporations. He is the best-selling author of Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling.

Charles Kibert Charles J. Kibert, PhD, P.E., LEED AP

Charles Kibert is currently a Professor and immediate past Director of the M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction (University of Florida, Gainesville) and teaches continuing education courses to industry professionals. He founded the Center for Construction and the Environment at the University of Florida and Task Group 16 (Sustainable Construction) and Task Group 39 (Deconstruction) for CIB. He is the cochair of the Curriculum and Accreditation Committee of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and helped create the first ever student chapter of the USGBC. He also serves as Chairman of the Board for ConstructGreen, Inc. and is cofounder and chairman of the Cross Creek Initiative, a non-profit industry/university joint venture seeking to implement sustainability principles into construction. He is the author of Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery.

David Koren David Koren, CPSM, Associate AIA

David Koren is an associate principal and the firm-wide director of marketing at Perkins Eastman. Based in the firm's New York office, he is responsible for providing overall marketing strategy, leading the firmís business development efforts and supervising marketing staff in the firmís 13 offices around the world. Koren is widely experienced in marketing during difficult economic environments. The current recession is the third that he has been through as an architectural marketer. He was a senior associate and marketing director of Genslerís northeast region for more than eight years, including the recession of 2000-2001. And he began his career at HLW International LLP in the early 1990s, during a recession. He is the author of Architect's Essentials of Marketing.

Jim LaGro James A. LaGro Jr.

Jim LaGro is a professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A licensed landscape architect in Florida and New York, his professional experience encompasses a broad range of projects and site locations. The second edition of his book, Site Analysis: A Contextual Approach to Sustainable Land Planning and Site Design, was selected by Planetizen.org as one of the top planning books in 2008. He recently served for six years as Chair of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. He also has served on the Executive Committee of the International Association of Landscape Ecology (U.S. Region) and as an advisor to the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment (Washington, D.C.). 

Patrick Rand Patrick Rand, FAIA

Pat Rand is a Distinguished Professor for the School of Architecture at North Carolina State University and coauthor of Architectural Detailing. He holds a Master of Architecture from University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He teaches Architectural Design studios and courses on Architectural Construction Systems, Materials, and Architectural Detailing. He maintains an architectural practice, is active in the American Institute of Architects, and has served as president of The Masonry Society.

Gary Steffy Gary Steffy, LC, FIALD, IESNA

Gary Steffy is the principal designer and president of Gary Steffy Lighting Design Inc. and author of Architectural Lighting Design. He is past president of the International Association of Lighting Designers, was a founding director of the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions, and has served on technical and design committees of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, including the Technical Review Council. He is co-editor of the upcoming 10th edition of the Illuminating Engineering Society Handbook. He is a member of the United States National Committee of the Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage. Steffy has taught at Michigan State University, The Pennsylvania State University, University of Michigan, and Wayne State University.

Diane Stegmeier Diane Stegmeier

Diane Stegmeier is president of Stegmeier Consulting Group, Cleveland, and the author of Innovations in Office Design: The Critical Influence Approach to Effective Work Environments. In recognition of this book, Stegmeier was awarded the International Facility Management Association's 2008 Distinguished Author Award of Excellence for a Book. She is a consultant in change management and organizational effectiveness, and has been engaged by clients throughout North America and Western Europe who are seeking to leverage human capital and pursue performance optimization in the workplace. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Baldwin-Wallace College with a concentration in Business Law, and earned an MBA in Leading Organizational Change from Kent State University. She is an associate of The Ivy Faculty Consortium, headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dan Williams Daniel E. Williams, FAIA, APA

Daniel Williams is principal of Daniel Williams ARCHITECT - dwa-design, and a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects. DWA is a nationally recognized consultancy in architecture and planning with projects that are founded on the sustainability principles of economic development, transportation, agriculture, education and natural resource protection. His projects range in scale from the design of urban and regional watersheds to educational facilities for physically challenged children. His work with dozens of communities creating master plans for natural resource protection and working with residents and agencies toward the rebuilding of towns and cities after natural disasters, have received national recognition. As both an architect and urban and regional planner, he has worked with communities for over 25 years in the design, protection and preservation of the environment through holistic urban design and planning. Through this and other design efforts he has helped communities develop sustainable development plans while protecting their social, economic and environmental future. He is the coauthor of Sustainable Design: Ecology, Architecture, and Planning.

Steve Winkel Steven R. Winkel, FAIA

Steve Winkel is an expert in building codes and regulations and an architect managing the San Francisco office of The Preview Group. He is the architect member of the California Building Standards Commission, a past national board member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), and past president of the AIA California Council. He is the coauthor of Building Codes Illustrated, Building Codes Illustrated for Elementary and Secondary Schools, Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities, and Residential Building Codes Illustrated./p>