Lona Rerick

Associate Principal, Director of Sustainability and Director of Specifications, ZGF Architects

Lona Rerick is a sustainable design leader at ZGF Architects LLP focusing on materials. Lona guides clients, design teams and contractors through the intricacies of materials selection, research, and specifications to assure that project goals are met. Lona serves on the Health Product Declaration Collaborative’s Board; as 2018 chair and current member of AIA National’s Materials Knowledge Working Group; as a member of the LEED MR TAG; on the mindful MATERIALS Steering Group; and as a founding co-Chair of the Portland Materials Transparency Collaborative. In 2018, she worked with Portland AIA to create the local AIA Materials Matter educational series.

My Sessions

CTL’s mission is to transform the built environment by leveraging the business case to grow sustainability and highlight the lack of communication throughout the value chain of building projects. The built environment has since inspired other industries like the Life Science industry to inspire a similar movement. We’ll hear from leaders from both the built … read more >>

Closing the Transparency Loop: Big Actions & Big Commitments