Hillary Brown

Hillary Brown

FAIA, Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture, Program Director, City College's Sustainability in the Urban Environment

Hillary Brown, FAIA is Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture. She directs the School’s contribution to CCNY’s interdisciplinary master’s program: Sustainability in the Urban Environment, developed with the Grove School of Engineering and CCN's Division of Science.

While at the City of New York’s Department of Design and Construction, Hillary founded the Office of Sustainable Design> and was managing editor and co-author of the city’s internationally recognized High Performance Building Guidelines. She has authored Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works (2014), and co-authored High Performance Infrastructure: Best Practices for the Public Right-Of-Way and the U.S. Green Building Council’s State and Local Green Building Toolkit.

Hillary has delivered well over one hundred presentations across the U.S., as well as in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. She serves on the Board of Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment under the National Research Council of the National Academies, and on the National and NYC Board of Directors of the U.S. Green Building Council. A 1999 Loeb Fellow at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, she was a 2001 Robert Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.

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