Maria de los Angeles Perez | U.S. Green Building Council
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Maria de los Angeles Perez

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-O&M Certified
  • AP-IDC Certified
  • AP-ND Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified
  • LEED Fellow

Maria Perez is a Senior Associate and Director of Sustainable Design for Gensler, an integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm of 5,000+ professionals networked across 46 global offices. In this role, she serves as one of the firm’s leading sustainability ambassadors and promoters, engaging staff, clients, and the public on innovative and sustainable design, construction, and operational thinking. A recognized expert in LEED standards and sustainability rating systems, Maria is a leading advocate for performance-based design. Maria is a licensed architect in Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico and a Master of Science in Architecture from the University of Houston. In 2015, she was named a LEED Fellow for her exemplary leadership, impactful commitment, service, and advocacy in green building and sustainability. She is an Accredited Professional in multiple credentials including Building Design(BD+C), Interior Design(ID+C), Operations and Maintenance(O&M), Neighborhood Development(ND) and WELL. Maria is currently serving in the GBCI Credentialing Steering Committee and USGBC Texas Chapter Board of Directors. Finally, as Gensler’s Regional Sustainable Design Director, she helps designers and architects discover how they can design more energy-efficient buildings with lower building and operating costs.