Christine is an eternal optimist who believes that design is essential to shape a sustainable environment. She has been active in shaping places, processes and organizations through her work as an architect, educator, and activist. As Strategic Principal of evolveEA, she has led teams on award winning projects as diverse as buildings and landscapes, to educational efforts, to sustainability planning. She is a sought after speaker and has spoken internationally about green and living buildings. Christine teaches architecture, landscape and sustainability at Carnegie Mellon University and has served in leadership roles in organizations that promote design and the environment. She studied at Carnegie Mellon University and in Scandinavia. Christine is a registered architect and LEED AP.