Marc Cohen | U.S. Green Building Council
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Marc Cohen

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-IDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified

Marc Cohen is a registered architect in the state of California with more
than 30 years of professional experience in architectural design,
construction management, and facilities planning/management. In recent years,
Mr. Cohen’s primary focus has been on sustainable design consulting for
both public and private sector project teams. He has been responsible for the
management of multi-disciplinary teams responsible for the design, analysis,
construction and certification of numerous projects.

Marc received a Bachelors of Architecture degree from U.S.C. and is licensed
in the State of California. He has more than 30 years of experience in the
building industry. He has worked in architectural firms, handling planning,
design, and construction administration tasks for a wide variety of public
and private sector projects. Marc has also worked as a corporate architect
and director of facilities for a large commercial financial services company.
For the most recent half of his career, Marc has been focused on sustainable
design and has worked for CTG, MVEI, and Cadmus helping to build and manage
their sustainable design and LEED teams. He has been involved in more than 50
projects that have achieved LEED certification. He has just completed his
tenure as the chairman of the LEED Pilot Credit Working Group.

Marc was on the founding committee for the USGBC Orange County Chapter as
well as a past LEED faculty member. He has most recently been a trainer for
Green Technology educating professionals on the California Green Building
Code (CALGreen) and the revisions to the California Disabled Access Code. He
has presented on a variety of sustainable design topics at Greenbuild,
Lightfair, and the Better Buildings Conference. Marc has also been a guest
lecturer, speaking on the topics of sustainable design and LEED, for the
University of Southern California Masters of Real Estate Development program
and the University of California, Irvine, Graduate School of Planning.