Vivian Loftness Appointed to Two National Boards for 2020


University Professor Vivian Loftness, the Paul Mellon Chair in the School of Architecture, has been appointed to two national boards for 2020. She was named to the American Institute of Architects National Board by AIA 2020 President Jane Frederick, and to the International Living Futures Institute (ILFI) Board by CEO Amanda Sturgeon. Both of organization have made visionary commitments to addressing climate change through design innovation in the built environment. Loftness, former head of the School of Architecture, is an internationally renowned, award-winning researcher, author and educator focused on environmental design and sustainability, climate and regionalism in architecture, and the integration of advanced building systems for health and productivity.