EVELYN LEE - Senior Contributing Editor
Evelyn is a 2012 dual degree candidate getting a sustainable MBA/MPA from the Presidio Graduate School. Trained as an architect, she received her Masters in Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architectureâ€™s (SCI-arc) Metropolitan Research and Design Program. Prior to going back to school, she was program manager for Public Architecture in San Francisco, CA, where she oversaw all aspects of their 1% Program, encouraging architects to give 1% of their time to the public good, pro bono. Evelyn is constantly searching for new avenues to expand her architectural knowledge, and is a freelance writer for a number of written and online publications. When sheâ€™s away from the computer, Evelyn enjoys running, playing the piano, driving her Prius, and coaching/playing soccer.
Evelyn can be contacted at email@example.com
This sustainably built home addition, lovingly called the Red Box, gives its residents new, sweeping views of Los Angeles including a direct line of sight to the famous Griffith Observatory.
The town of Yountville, California is hoping to receive LEED Platinum certification for their brand new 10,000 square-feet town center. Designed by Siegal and Strain, the new structure places a
The new LEED Gold Cyan Building by THA Architecture Inc. and GBD Architects rises sixteen stories above Portland’s downtown streetscape, offering a new model for sustainable urban living. The
Walsh College in Troy, Michigan recently went through unusual lengths to earn its LEED Gold certification. The campus primarily hosts evening classes for mid-career professionals who commute to
The Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, Washington is promoting and preserving a rich maritime heritage in an equally rich sustainable environment. The center was recently awarded LEED
The Leavitt Residence is a beautiful adaptive reuse of a 1920's mercantile building in the Chicago neighborhood of Bucktown. Completed in 2008, the renovation built upon the 8,600 sq ft,
Paying homage to the past, LAR's new design for a mixed-use residential and office building takes on a massive shape reminiscent of the site's Mayan ancestry. The towering pyramid, which is
Automobiles have managed to garner more interest over the past year, and the motor companies have expanded their exhibitions to make them more interactive than last year’s showing. We would
The LINK is a mixed-use project in Phoenix, Arizona that proves historic preservation can coexist with innovation. Originally built in the 1950's and located in the heart of the Phoenix
The College of Marin is promoting community engagement and environmental stewardship with their new sustainable academic center in Northern California. TLCD Architecture + Mark Cavagnero
In a desert city known for sprawl, Miller Hull Partnership has delivered an award-winning development that goes to show density can be a good thing. The Safari Drive Condominiums in Arizona
The University of California San Diego's striking new Rita Atkinson Residences may have students across the states scrambling to fill out an application. The graduate student housing building is
The Princeton Charter School (PCS) has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to education, and now it's upping its environmental credentials as well. The school recently made a very
Heads up San Francisco readers! This weekend The Ki is bringing a totally new experience to San Francisco that features the finest sustainable designs, technologies, fashions, foods, wines,
Building site-sensitive structures in destinations such as Lake Tahoe requires special care when it comes to preserving the local environment. Taking this approach to heart, the architects at
Turning architectural trash into treasure, Public Architecture’s new e-publication 'Design for Reuse Primer' provides excellent inspiration as well as plenty of eye candy for those looking to
Emergency Recovery Huts are better than tents and easier to set-up and breakdown.
The $265-million makeover, turned Gehry's 1980 enclosed three story structure into an outdoor mall experience that's on its way to LEED Silver.
The business community in Los Angeles is going green in a big way by pushing forward a plan to energize the city with the nation's largest solar feed-in tariff. At the forefront of the movement
Los Angeles is taking a progressive look at public transportation and railLA is leading the way, bringing together the forces of the Los Angeles Chapters of the American Institute of Architects
Sarah Turner's Recycled Soda Bottle Lamps: Hanging White Soda Bottle Pendant starting at $675 Green and Blue Soda Bottle Table Lights starting at $280 Sarah Turner turns various plastic soda
Last week at a preview event for one of Fisker's first showrooms, the LAcarGuy made his move to become the first automotive dealer in the US to offer "Level 2" electric vehicle charging stations
The honorable Anthony Villaraigosa, mayor of Los Angeles, was on hand at the awards, noting that as a major metropolitan city, Los Angeles contains more LEED certified buildings than other
Inhabitat set up a booth in collaboration with Touch Studio to showcase the winners of our 2010 Spring Greening DIY Design Competition. Dwell Outdoor showcased an incredible array of
Inhabitat favorite Marmol Radziner just officially launched a brand new line of affordable modular prefab homes, the Locomo (which stands for LOwer COst MOdular). The official announcement was
Conference goers at this year's Dwell on Design event will have ample opportunities to do some shopping, and thanks to a unique collaboration with Touch in Culver City (who helped curate our
Hey Los Angeles readers! Want to score a free ticket to the West Coast's largest design event, Dwell on Design? We're looking for a few volunteers to help us man our fabulous Inhabibooth during
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