1. Bryan Shiles, AIADesign Partner, WRNS Studio, San Francisco
Since establishing WRNS Studio in 2005, Bryan Shiles has helped grow the practice to a staff of 60. With 28 years of experience, Bryan has guided the planning and design of numerous critical efforts throughout the Western United States. He has taught at California College of the Arts for the past 20 years, and has served as guest lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, and adjunct professor at the Ohio State University. He is a former board member of the AIA California Council.
2. Rob Moylan, Assoc. AIA
Design Principal, SmithGroupJJR, Washington, D.C.
Focusing on interior architectural design and project management with an emphasis on sustainability, Rob Moylan has been involved in more than 25 LEED projects for corporate interiors, associations, and non-profit clients. He also consults with corporations on the best ways to define and achieve their sustainble goals. He is a past sustainability forum adviser for the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and currently serves as a vice president on IIDA's board of directors.
3. Nancy Malone, AIA
Principal, Siegel & Strain Architects, Emeryville, Calif.
Dedicated to designing regionally appropriate, high-performance buildings, Nancy Malone has designed and managed many of Siegel & Stain’s high-performance projects. She has taught resource-efficient design at the University of California, Davis, and ecological design in the School of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley. She also has served on several technical advisory groups for green building standards such as LEED and the GreenPoint Rated system. Nancy lectures regularly and is currently co-teaching classes on climate-responsive design and zero-net-energy homes.
4. Dan Munn
Senior Principal, DLR Group, Seattle
As a senior principal in the Seattle office of DLR Group, Dan Munn leads DLR Group’s sustainability programs and its energy services practice. As the leader of the firm’s national engineering forum he is responsible for integrating technology, computer modeling, and practice innovation within each DLR Group design team. he is based in the firm's Seattle office.
5. Natasha Espada, AIA
Senior Associate, Leers Weinzapfel Associates Architects, Boston
Since joining Leers Weinzapfel in 1993, Natasha Espada has worked on a range of buildings including Harvard University's Library, the Trinity College Hillel House, and the Cambridge School of Weston Mugar Center for the Performing Arts. A member of the management team, she mentors younger staff, leads the internal IDP Group, and oversees various administrative functions. She has worked with the Green Roundtable, is a LEED accredited professional, and has participated on various Boston Society of Architects committees.
All illustrations by Lauren Nassef.