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Larry Strain, FAIA, LEED AP

Principal, Siegel & Strain Architects

Larry Strain is a founding Principal at Siegel & Strain Architects in Emeryville CA, a 20 person firm with a focus on community projects and sustainable design. He is a member of the AIA Materials Knowledge Working group and serves on the boards of the Ecological Building Network and the Carbon Leadership Forum, is chair of the Reuse Task Force of the Embodied Carbon Network and was on the research team for the Embodied Carbon Benchmarking project. He is the author of ReSourceful Specifications - one of the first guideline specifications for green materials; co-authored the Total Carbon Study – an evaluation of a net zero office renovation; authored a white Paper on the Time Value of Carbon,  and the chapter on Reuse in the New Carbon Architecture. For the last decade he has focused on reducing the total carbon footprint of buildings and building reuse.

Session: Sustainability - Beyond Zero Waste Panel