Livable Buildings Award Jury 2013

Our awards jury includes these influential individuals from CBE's diverse membership.

CBE wishes to thank our distinguished jury of building industry representatives from CBE member firms. They took on the difficult task of identifying the top candidates from a number of strong finalist buildings. The jury for the 2013 awards include:

Tim Carl   E. Tim Carl, AIA, LEED AP
Design Principal, HGA Architects and Engineers
Since joining Hammel Green and Abrahamson in 1998, Tim Carl has built a reputation for engaging his clients and the communities he serves to create meaningful, sustainable solutions that are deeply rooted in their context. Tim leads a highly collaborative studio at HGA focused on designing space for the arts, community and higher education. Tim’s work has been recognized locally and nationally. In 1993 he was named by Progressive Architecture magazine as one of the country’s top emerging young architects. Since 1999 Tim’s work has been honored with eight AIA Minnesota Honor Awards. In 2004 his work for General Mills was one of eleven international finalists in the Architectural Record/Business Week Awards. His work has received the AIA National Housing Design Award as well as the AIA/SCUP Honor Award. Tim’ projects have been published in Architect, Architectural Record, Contract, and Dwell. In 2013 the Minneapolis Star Tribune identified Tim as one of the Twin Cities notable artists of the year for his LEED Gold certified addition to the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Tim’s recent work includes a new Downtown Campus Master Plan for the University of Missouri Kansas City’s College of Fine and Performing Arts and the transformation of an historic field house into a concert hall for the University of Arkansas.
Lance Hosey   Lance Hosey
Chief Sustainability Officer, RTKL
Lance is both an architect and author, a former Director with William McDonough + Partners, and the former President & CEO of the sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue. He has been a Fellow of the Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design and a Resident of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, and he has been featured in Metropolis magazine’s "Next Generation" program and Architectural Record’s "emerging architect" series. Lance's latest book, The Shape of Green: Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design (Island Press, 2012), the first to study the relationships between beauty and sustainability, has been Amazon's #1 bestseller for sustainable design. John Elkington has called Lance “an inspirational guide to a future we can't wait to embrace,” and Builder magazine has said that Lance “is on a crusade to revolutionize what it means to be sustainable."
Stacey Lin   Stacey Lin, PE
Principal, Interface Engineering
Stacey has extensive experience and expertise in sustainable design consulting, energy retrofits and high performance building design. His technical background includes energy assessments, HVAC design, building performance simulations, energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions, and building performance evaluation. Stacey leads Interface’s Energy & Building Simulation Team and manages MEP design projects as a Principal-in-Charge. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering and is a member of ASHRAE and International Building Performance Simulation Association.
Aaron Panzer   Aaron Panzer
Energy Efficiency Emerging Technologies Leader, PG&E
Aaron Panzer runs PG&E’s Energy Efficiency Emerging Technologies program. This program identifies and tests commercially viable/available products, systems, and services that are either emerging or proven but under-utilized in the PG&E service territory. Previously, Aaron worked as a wind power developer both at PG&E and Puget Sound Energy where he fully developed upwards of 300 MW of new wind power that is now in operation. Aaron holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Washington and dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Television, Radio, Film from Syracuse University.
Ken Roy   Kenneth P. Roy, PhD, Fellow ASA
Senior Principal Scientist, Armstrong World Industries
Ken is a Senior Principal Scientist in Exploratory Research at the Armstrong World Industries Building Products Technology Lab in Lancaster, PA. He received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Univ. of Maine at Orono, an MS in Architectural Engineering from Penn State, and a Ph.D. in Acoustics from Penn State. After several years of working as an acoustical consultant with the firm of P.S. Veneklasen & Assoc. of Santa Monica, CA, he redirected his interest into research on the relationship between architecture, acoustics and human performance. Over the last 33 years, this research has led to over 100 publications on Architecture & Acoustics in 30 journals, etc., over 170 Seminars/Workshops on Architectural Acoustic Design presented in 18 countries, and has been an invited lecturer on Architecture & Acoustics at 16 Universities in 6 countries. He also holds 5 US patents. He has global R&D responsibilities for acoustics technology, and participates in collaborative university and research center programs, both nationally and internationally. Current focus is on IEQ – Acoustic Comfort, including speech intelligibility in schools, speech privacy design in office and healthcare, and acoustic effects on knowledge worker comfort and productivity. He participates in both national and international standards development through ASA, ASTM, ASHRAE, ANSI, and ISO (head of USA TAG for Building Acoustics), and USGBC.
Phil Williams   Phil Williams, PE
Vice President, Webcor Builders and Webcor Consulting Group
Most recently, Phil served as the Chairman of the San Francisco Mayor's Task Force on Green Buildings which focused on recommendations for private sector green building requirements. These aggressive standards (being tailored for City legislative action) covered virtually all private sector commercial and residential building types with phased escalations to enable industry implementation.
In addition he serves as the working chair of Membership for the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3), the San Francisco Building Code Advisory Committee (including Code Advisory Green Building Subcommittee) and the newly formed Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) under the University of Washington. In 2011 Webcor was recognized by ENR magazine as the Greenest Commercial Builder in the United States with 98.6% of 2010 revenue generated from LEED projects. Webcor has over 26 million sf of LEED projects completed or under construction with sustainable projects of note including the California Academy of Science (LEED Platinum), San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (LEED Platinum), Letterman Digital Art Center (LEED Gold), Symantec (LEED Gold), California Memorial Stadium (LEED Gold) and Trans-bay Transit Center (LEED Gold). Phil received his registration as a California Professional Mechanical Engineer and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
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