Teaching + Speaking


New York School of Interior Design, Program Director, Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Interior Environments

“Materials and Finishes for the Sustainable Interior”

“Sustainable Studio 1 – Residential”

Parsons School of Design, Adjunct Assistant Professor; Affiliated faculty member, Tishman Environment and Design Center


“Sustainable Systems,” First Year Program
“Materials & Processes 4,” Product Design
“Material Impacts,” Environmental Studies
“Economics and Ethics of Sustainable Design,” Design+Management
“Materiality: Methods and Intentions,” Architecture and Interior Design
“Materials 1: Global Issues in Design,” Product Design
“Sustainable Design: Principles and Practices,” Product Design
“Sustainability Concentration,” Interior Design

Yale University, guest lecturer.


“Mainstreaming Green Design” 


Fashion Institute of Technology, Sustainable Design Entrepreneurs Program

“Introduction to Sustainability”
“Materials and Eco Labels: Interior Design”
“Rehabs, Renovations, New Construction and Sustainable Design”

Design Arts Seminars (professional continuing education)

“Green Design: To Sustainability & Beyond”
“Green Criteria for Materials Selection”


Co-chair and speaker/moderator, Teaching Green Symposium: Sustainability in Design Education, New York School of Interior Design, 2021

“Sustainability Districts for NYC: Building an Equitable and Resilient Future,” CUNY Building Performance Lab, 2016

“Cities in Nature/Nature in Cities,” Sustainable Encounters, Mexico City, 2013 and 2014

“Green Design as (Un)usual,” Van Alen Institute, 2012

“Transparent Green, or the end of green design,” D&D Building, 2008, NYC

“Let There Be Light, But Let It Be Green,” SFMart, 2007; NYC Green Building Salon, 2006

“Eco-aware Urban Architecture and Design,” moderator, Eco-Metropolis, 2004

“The Educator’s Crash Course on Eco-design,” Parsons School of Design, 2003

“Sustainable Lighting: Beyond Energy,” IESNY, 2003

“Turning Green,” Municipal Art Society, 2001

Radio and television appearances include NY 1, WNBC, Renovation Nation, The Lazy Environmentalist and Burning Down the House


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