Walker Wells | U.S. Green Building Council
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Walker Wells

  • LEED Green Rater
  • AP-Homes Certified
  • AP-BDC Certified

Mr. Wells works with affordable housing developers, municipalities, and school districts across
the country to further green building and sustainable development practices
by conducting charrettes, providing technical guidance, and developing
programs and public policy. Mr. Wells is editor and a co-author of the 2007
book Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing and the 2006 publication
Creating Successful Green Building Programs. Walker has been the Green Rater
for over 2000 units of LEED certified affordable housing units, including 5
LEED Platinum projects.

Mr. Wells holds Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Environmental Studies
from the University of California Santa Barbara and a Master’s of City and
Regional from the California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo. He also
studied at Lund University and the Lund PolyTechnic Institute School of
Architecture in Sweden. Prior to joining Global Green Mr. Wells was a Senior
Urban Design with Gruen Associates in Los Angeles, an Associate Planner with
the City of Santa Monica, and an Urban Planner for the City of Malmo, Sweden.
Mr. Wells is a certified urban planner, a LEED Accredited Professional, a
Green Rater, a member of the State of California Green Building Code Advisory
Committee, an invited contributor to the Planetizen web site, a lecturer on
Green Urbanism at the Claremont Colleges and UCLA, a 2012 Prtizker
Fellow, and 2014 Fulbright Fellow to Sweden.