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Vivian Loftness

University Professor at the School of Architecture

Vivian LoftnessVivian Loftness has served on seven National Academy of Science panels as well as being a member of the Academy's Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment.

She's given three Congressional testimonies on sustainable design. And Loftness has influenced both national policy and building projects, including the Adaptable Workplace Lab at the U.S. General Services Administration and the Laboratory for Cognition at Electricity de France. She received the 2003 Sacred Tree Award from the US Green Building Council.

Loftness' research addresses:

  • environmental design and sustainability — advanced building systems and systems integration
  • climate and regionalism in architecture — design for performance in the workplace of the future

Media Contact: Email Pam Wigley or call her at 412-268-1047

For additional information, download her CV [.pdf]

Audio DownloadDownload an interview with Loftness [.mp3] focusing on energy efficiency and the built environment