Bill Worthen | U.S. Green Building Council
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Bill Worthen

  • LEED Fellow
  • AP-Homes Certified

Bill Worthen, FAIA, LEED Fellow is a nationally recognized sustainability
and collaborative design leader.

Over his twenty-year career as an architect, Bill has balanced policy
development with professional and public advocacy, practice experience,
industry research and peer-to-peer education. Bill has served as the
sustainability consultant for several high-visibility projects that explore
the practical application of leading edge sustainability strategies, energy
performance and high-level LEED certifications for clients including: MGM
Resorts International, Tishman Speyer and the Energy Foundation.

Bill served as a member of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s Green
Building Task Force resulting in the city’s pioneering Green Building
Ordinance, winner of the first World Green Building Council Government
Leadership Award in 2011 and a current member of San Francisco’s
Eco-District Formation Task Force. Bill has also represented his profession,
serving as the AIA National Director and Resource Architect for
Sustainability from 2010 to 2012, spearheading several cross-industry
collaborative sustainability initiatives – most notably overseeing the
development of the AIA Energy Modeling Practice Guide. Bill lives and works
in Mint Plaza, in the heat of San Francisco’s urban core, often using his
own neighborhood when he speaks about the revitalization of urban
neighborhoods through sustainable and collaborative design.

Bill’s most current work includes LEED consulting on healthcare facilities
for the Veterans Association, serving on Clinton Foundation C40 Cities
Climate Positive Development Program Road Review Committee and collaborating
on the sustainable design and Gold Level LEED Core and Shell Certification on
the San Francisco Transbay Tower.

Urban Fabrick, Inc. was founded by Bill Worthen to better connect policy,
practice and design through the power of collaboration, sustainability and