"I’ve never met a woman architect before..." podcast

Episode 34: Interview with Kristi Byers, AIA of Kristi Byers Architect #WFH #Sustainability #CBD

February 27, 2022 Michele Grace Hottel
"I’ve never met a woman architect before..." podcast
Episode 34: Interview with Kristi Byers, AIA of Kristi Byers Architect #WFH #Sustainability #CBD
Show Notes

This is the twelth of a series began during the pandemic in 2020

Kristi Byers, Architect and Founder AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Kristi’s design eye, technical expertise and consensus-building leadership skills have been honed over her 22 year sof project and community leadership experience on commercial, industrial, civic, university, K-12, mid- and high-rise,mixed-use, residential and master planning projects throughout Southern California and across the U.S. 

Sustainable design and healthy buildings have always been a passion for Kristi.  She became a LEED Accredited Professional in 2007 and has served as LEED Coordinator or LEED Project Manager on several notable, sustainably-designed projects around the country.  Government and corporate clients have sought her expertise for educating their staff about sustainability, greening their building operations, strategizing for building and site purchases and planning for future sustainable renovations.

An active member of the architectural community, Kristi has served on the American Institute of Architecture San Diego Chapter’s Board of Directors in roles that ranged from Public Advocacy Commissioner to President; and the American Institute of Architects California Council Board of Directors, Council Repositioning Committee and Advocacy Advisory Committee.  She has been a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Downtown San Diego Partnership, United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
 and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).  She is a LEAD San Diego Core Curriculum Graduate and has served as a subject matter expert for the writing of the LEED Exam and the California Architects Supplemental Exam.  She enjoys staying connected to San Diego’s academic institutions and has taught as a visiting professor at San Diego State University (2014) and adjunct professor at Woodbury University.


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