Claire Maxfield

CANCELLED: Approach to Net Zero Building

This lecture has been cancelled due to weather.
Claire Maxfield, a Director of Atelier Ten, will discuss a measured approach toward net zero building. Using a variety of case studies, her talk will include discussion of architectural and programmatic design opportunities, high-efficiency building technologies, efficient on-site generation of resources, and sustainable utility sources.

Claire Maxfield

Director, Atelier Ten, San Francisco

Claire Maxfield is the managing principal of Atelier Ten’s San Francisco office and currently serves as the practice director for environmental design and masterplanning. Claire’s technical expertise includes complex façade optimization and shading design, innovative water systems, and comprehensive energy and carbon reduction strategies. Her projects include several award-winning cultural institutions, highly ambitious and LEED-Platinum university buildings, and one of the largest and most sustainable mass transit developments in California. Claire is a LEED AP BD+C, holds a BA in Architectural Theory & Environmental Studies from Cornell University, and an M.Arch from Princeton University’s School of Architecture. She has taught at the Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute in New York City and has lectured at the University of Southern California Executive Education Series. She has served as co-Chair of the AIA San Francisco Committee on the Environment.