Hillary Brown
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New Civic Works

Hillary Brown, AIA, is principal of New Civic Works, which assists public and institutional clients in greening their facility capital programs. As former founder of the Office of Sustainable Design with the NYC's Department of Design and Construction, she oversaw its 1999 collaboration with the Design Trust, the High Performance Building Guidelines, and more recently co-authored the High Performance Infrastructure Guidelines. Hillary has served on national and local Boards of the U.S. Green Building Council. She teaches sustainable design at Princeton and Columbia University Schools of Architecture. Ms. Brown was a 2000 Loeb Fellow at Harvard's Graduate School of Design, and a Bosch Public Policy Fellow in 2001 at the American Academy in Berlin.

Personal Statement

Highlights of my fellowship include the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of the publication's authorship. In our endeavor, we overlaid the major tenets of sustainability on civil engineering practices. We gained insight into the emerging field of urban ecology. Most exciting was the chance to convene not only NYC but also regional agencies to share their best practices in designing, constructing and operating the essential public space that is the right-of-way.

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