As Co-director of Perkins+Will’s firmwide Sustainable Design Initiative (SDI), Paula Vaughan assures that sustainable ideas are an integral part of the firm’s projects and practices. She coordinates sustainability efforts across the international firm's offices, teaches sustainable design workshops and speaks frequently on sustainable construction, business practices and visioning.
A Registered Architect and member of LEED® Fellow, Paula has the type of exemplary, broad-based experience that generates a unique, holistic approach to her work and demonstrates an involved, hands-on attitude in all phases of the design and construction process. Paula has been Project Architect for a wide variety of projects, with a focus on sustainable, high-performance buildings, including many LEED Certified, LEED registered and Green Guide for Health Care Registered projects. Ms. McEvoy is a member of The American Institute of Architects and 2010 President of AIA Atlanta. In addition, she is USGBC LEED Faculty, and serves on the Board of USGBC Georgia Chapter.