International Living Future Institute - CEO
Amanda is a licensed architect with fifteen years experience designing and managing some of the most sustainable buildings in the Pacific Northwest.Prior to joining the Institute she co-directed the Sustainable Design Initiative for Perkins + Will across 20 offices worldwide. She has served on many boards and committees and has taught at the University of Washington as well as Bainbridge Graduate Institute. Amanda was a founding board member of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council and a recent board member of AIA Seattle. Amanda was elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 2013 and a LEED Fellow later the same year in recognition for her extensive advocacy and volunteer service to the green building movement. She was named as one of the top ten most powerful women in sustainability in 2015 as a recipient of the Women in Sustainability Leadership Award. She lectures widely with a focus on Biophilia as a pathway to a restorative future.