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Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, is a founder of the sustainable design initiative at HOK, a global design firm whose pioneering green leadership has helped propel sustainability from a fringe activity to a significant mainstream movement shaping the future of architecture. She is currently on leave from HOK to serve as the Resident Fellow for AIA National on Sustainability and Design for Health. She is also on the Advisory Board of the Resilient Design Institute. 

Lazarus's career has focused on accelerating the profession’s ability to create significant green buildings and communities in every building type and region. Her devotion to sustainability has extended outside her firm through her role as an author, lecturer, community advocate and volunteer at the local and national level. Lazarus served as Program Commitee Chair for Greenbuild for 5 years. During that time, she also helped lead the USGBC response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita that resulted in the publication of The New Orleans Principles.

In 2008, Lazarus led the formation of HOK’s alliance with the Biomimicry Guild to integrate nature’s innovations in the planning and design of buildings, sites, and cities worldwide. This partnership is beginning to define a new sustainable standard for the architectural profession. Most recently, Lazarus directed a yearlong research effort and rigorous design exercise to establish a new prototype for affordable zero carbon emissions office buildings.

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Projects

Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers

St. Ann's Warehouse St. Ann's Warehouse

Marvel Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

Regeneracion Regeneracion

Sasaki Associates

Rock Chapel Marine Rock Chapel Marine

Landing Studio

Writers Theatre Writers Theatre

Studio Gang Architects

Claire T. Carney Library Claire T. Carney Library

designLAB Architects, Austin Architects

Pinterest Headquarters Pinterest Headquarters

IwamotoScott Architecture, Brereton Architects

Reinventing Vilonia Reinventing Vilonia

University of Arkansas Community Design Center -- University of Arkansas School of...

In Situ In Situ

Aidlin Darling Design

Rainbow Room Rainbow Room

Gabellini Sheppard Associates

Carmel Place Carmel Place

nARCHITECTS

Aspen Art Museum Aspen Art Museum

Shigeru Ban Architects

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