Green Festival Speakers
Roger E. Tucker, AIA has been Director of Architecture at Environmental Works since 1997 and was recently names Executive Director. An architect with 30 years of experience, he has extensive expertise on a variety of sustainably designed low-income housing and community facility projects. He was the Project Architect for the West Seattle Community Resource Center and Principal-in-Charge for Kateri Court and Traugott Terrace, the first LEED Certified affordable housing project in the country. Previous green projects include the design of a new childcare center for the Department of Energy and the Neighborhood House Community Center at Rainer Vista. His projects have garnered numerous awards, including: the National award for Multifamily Housing by the American Institute of Architects; the Built Green Award; and the AIA Certificate of Excellence in Affordable Green Multi-Family Housing. The Senior City project, for which he was principal in charge, was named one of the nation’s best by Affordable Housing Finance Magazine. Roger was a member of the advisory group that formulated the Washington State Evergreen Sustainable Development Standards. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the Housing Developers Consortium, the Association of Community Design Centers and the American Institute of Architects. A graduate of Columbia University, Mr. Tucker has a broad range of experience in public, commercial and residential work for firms including Gleason & Associates, Architects in Seattle and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in New York.