Paula is co-director of Perkins+Will's firm-wide Sustainable Design Initiative (SDI) and coordinates sustainability efforts across the international firm's offices, teaches sustainable design workshops and speaks frequently on sustainable construction, business practices and visioning. She is a registered architect (RA) and a Fellow of The American Institute of Architects, is the 2016 Chair of the AIA National Committee on the Environment (COTE) and immediate past co-chair of the AIA National Materials Knowledge Group. She is also a LEED Fellow and USGBC LEED Faculty member.
It’s easy to follow fads when it comes to workspace design. Perkins and Will’s Paula McEvoy explores how an evidence-based approach to design using peer-reviewed research findings will result in built environments with substantial impacts on the occupants’ well-being.