Paula Burns McEvoy | U.S. Green Building Council
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Paula Burns McEvoy

  • AP-BDC Certified
  • AP-IDC Certified
  • AP-Homes Certified
  • LEED Fellow
Atlanta, GA
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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.

As Co-director of Perkins+Will’s firmwide Sustainable Design Initiative,
Paula McEvoy assures that sustainable ideas are an integral part of the
firm’s projects and practices. She has been instrumental in defining
sustainability at Perkins+Will and shaping the firm’s commitment to
leadership in sustainable design. Key outcomes from this effort include the
development of the ground-breaking Precautionary List and Transparency
website. She coordinates sustainability efforts across the international
firm's offices and speaks frequently on sustainable design, construction,
business practices and visioning. A Registered Architect and LEED® Fellow,
Paula demonstrates an involved, hands-on attitude in all phases of the design
and construction process with expertise in the design of healthy,
high-performance buildings and communities. Ms. McEvoy is a Fellow in The
American Institute of Architects, chairs the AIA National Committee on the
Environment (COTE) and serves on the AIA Materials Knowledge Group.