Deane M. Evans, FAIA, a research professor and executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at New Jersey Institute of Technology, is an accomplished architect with more than 25 years of experience in architectural design, construction technology, and building performance research. Evans, who has had experience in both private practice and the federal government, has dedicated his career to creating innovative ways to improve the built environment -- through better design, through the development and use of better technology, and through the creation and dissemination of new knowledge.
His current focus is on high-performance, sustainable buildings, particularly housing and schools. Evans, who also is vice chairman of the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC), has served as an instructor for workshops sponsored by the council on high-performance schools.
Evans has authored two widely used educational guides for architects and their clients: The Affordable Housing Design Advisor (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) and The High Performance School Buildings Resource & Strategy Guide (SBIC).
He received his BA from Yale University and his MArch from Columbia University.
Topics: sustainable buildings, architecture, Center for Architecture and Building Science Research