Evelyn Lee

 

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 Architecture’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 she’s away from the computer, Evelyn enjoys running, playing the piano, driving her Prius, and coaching/playing soccer.

Evelyn can be contacted at evelyn.m.lee@gmail.com

Evelyn Lee
MPG Car Rental Provides Los Angeles with Green, Environmentally Friendly Rental Cars

MPG Car Rental Provides Los Angeles with Green, Environmentally Friendly Rental Cars

In an economy where the prices at the pump continue to rise, MPG Car Rental hopes to differentiate themselves from the competition by providing an all hybrid fleet of vehicles and by…

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Herman Miller Showroom First to Earn LEED Platinum-CI

Herman Miller Showroom First to Earn LEED Platinum-CI

Herman Miller’s Los Angeles Showroom is the first to earn LEED CI Platinum in Los Angeles, and was only the 47th LEED CI Platinum project worldwide at its completion. The interior…

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The LeBrun House uses Economic Materials to Create a Sustainable Home

The LeBrun House uses Economic Materials to Create a Sustainable Home

Solar power not only provides hydronic radiant heating to the interior of the home, it also heats the pool. A solar window has been integrated into the laundry room so that clothes can…

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Want a Green Job? Come to Los Angeles

Want a Green Job? Come to Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts more green jobs than any other region in the nation, including the Bay Area, leaving San Franciscans a bit green with envy. According to a report released this…

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Sustainable Inspiration Found at the Scripps Oceanfront Conference Center

Sustainable Inspiration Found at the Scripps Oceanfront Conference Center

The design conception for the entirely gift-funded project was carried and completed prior to the University of California San Diego's establishment of its LEED certification goals. …

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Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts: LEED Platinum Award Winning Design

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts: LEED Platinum Award Winning Design

The Cherokee Lofts is a triple diamond in the rough, an urban infill, mixed-use, market-rate housing project. One of the key factors of the award winning LEED Platinum design is the…

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David Hertz Designs Collaborates with LivingHomes

David Hertz Designs Collaborates with LivingHomes

One of Inhabitat Local’s favorite architects, David Hertz, has been working in partnership with LivingHomes to deliver his DH1 line. The sleek two-story design features mechanical…

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Dramatic Views of LA Seen from the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Dramatic Views of LA Seen from the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

Due to the building’s budget constraints, the California State Parks made no effort to pursue LEED certification, however the implementation of sustainable concepts were incorporated…

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Make Your Next Home Eco + Vine at the W Hollywood Residences

Make Your Next Home Eco + Vine at the W Hollywood Residences

Tinsel town is going green, and some lucky individual has an open opportunity to call the greenest pad at the new W Residences their own. Certified LEED Gold, the W Hotel and…

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Farmscape: Bringing the Farm to You

Farmscape: Bringing the Farm to You

Are you a lover of fresh locally grown produce who secretly longs to have their own home garden? Do you suffer from a lack of time, or just a plain lack of a green-thumb? Farmscape…

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