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
LA Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Smog

LA Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Smog

Earlier today, local environmental and public health groups filed suit against the US Environmental Protection Agency hoping that they make efforts to clear the air in the Los Angeles…

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Bikes Win Race Over JetBlue Airplane in Carmageddon

Bikes Win Race Over JetBlue Airplane in Carmageddon

A team of cyclists, a guy on a subway, and a Rollerblader beat a JetBlue flight from Burbank to the city of Long Beach. In light of Carmageddon this past weekend, JetBlue decided to…

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Los Angeles: A City Without Cars

Los Angeles: A City Without Cars

Traffic is supposed to be at a standstill today in LA due to the inevitable Carmegedon, so we only thought it appropriate to take into consideration Ross Ching’s video, Running on…

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Los Angeles Braces for Carmegedon

Los Angeles Braces for Carmegedon

Leave it to a city dedicated to its reliance on four-wheeled (primarily) gasoline powered transportation to create a noun for the historic closing of its already infamously slow 405…

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John Lautner Turns 100

John Lautner Turns 100

John Lautner’s architecture has become an iconic backdrop to the mid-century architecture movement in the City of Los Angeles. His homes have played starring roles in movies such as…

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Hollywood Rolls Out the Green Carpet for the W Hollywood Hotel and Residences

Hollywood Rolls Out the Green Carpet for the W Hollywood Hotel and Residences

Hollywood became sustainably glamorous following the opening of the LEED Silver W Hollywood Hotel and Residences. The new hotel offers guests and LA dwellers alike the opportunity to…

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LABC Takes Home Global Green’s Environmental Leadership Award

LABC Takes Home Global Green’s Environmental Leadership Award

The Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) is doing a lot these days to raise awareness and create policy around solar energy, taking advantage of all the sunny days available in Southern…

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California’s First LEED Certified Children’s Hospital

California’s First LEED Certified Children’s Hospital

Rady Children’s Hospital’s new Acute Care Pavilion is California’s first children’s hospital in California to achieve LEED certification by combining sustainability and…

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Little Tokyo Design Week Kicks-Off

Little Tokyo Design Week Kicks-Off

Little Tokyo Design Week (LTDW) kicks off this Thursday by taking a four-day look at the “Future City.” Filled to the brim with a number of workshops, home tours, and curated…

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The Lebrun House, an Economically Built Sustainable Live/Work Dwelling

The Lebrun House, an Economically Built Sustainable Live/Work Dwelling

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

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