Vivian Loftness, FAIA LEEDAP

Paul Mellon Chair in Architecture  University Professor  at Carnegie Mellon University
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Vivian Loftness is a University Professor and former Head of the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University. She is an internationally renowned researcher, author and educator with over thirty years of focus on environmental design and sustainability, climate and regionalism in architecture, and design for performance in the workplace of the future. Her research has contributed to innovative design projects with leading architectural firms, the general services administration, and international governments. She has served on ten National Academy of Science (NAS) panels, the NAS Board on Infrastructure and the constructed environment, and has given four Congressional testimonies on sustainability.

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