Tonight we are proud to announce Eric Corey Freed, the third speaker in the William Duff Architects Guest Speakers Series 2015 in the Department of Construction Management at Colorado State University. Our Principal and Founder, William Duff, received his Masters of Science in Construction Management from Colorado State University, and proudly supports his alma mater. The series encourages the Construction Management program students to submit requests for funding seminars with a significant impact on advancing construction education and leadership.
Eric Corey Freed is Vice President of the International Living Future Institute, a global hub for visionary programs, including the Living Building Challenge and Living Product Challenge. Eric came to the Institute after running his own San Francisco-based architecture firm, organicARCHITECT, for the better part of the past two decades. Considered a major leader in Sustainable Design, he was named by San Francisco Magazine as “Best Green Architect” in 2005, and named “Best Visionary” in 2007 and “Green Visionary” by 7×7 Magazine in 2008.
As a licensed architect, Eric brings over 20 years of experience in helping architects, builders and homeowners use sustainability to improve the design and operational savings for thousands of buildings around the country. Eric has helped thousands of companies monetize sustainability by showing them how to cut their real estate operations costs in half.
In addition to design, Eric co-developed the Sustainable Design programs at the Academy of Art University and University of California Berkeley Extension, and currently teaches at Boston Architectural College. He also served on the boards of the Inland Empire Chapter of the USGBC, Architects/Designers & Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR), as well as the advisory boards of over a dozen other organizations.