Marsha Maytum FAIA, LEEP AP has focused her career on community, cultural, and socially-conscious projects that promote sustainable design. Her education in the 1970s at the University of Oregon and Royal Academy in Denmark was founded upon responsible environmental design. Her work has included the creation of new buildings, rehabilitation of historic buildings, and adaptive reuse of existing structures. Maytum has been called upon by a wide variety of organizations to help promote sustainable design practices throughout the United States. In the 1990’s she was a team leader for several pioneering eco-charrettes including the “Greening of the Presidio San Francisco”, “Greening Affordable Housing” Los Angeles, and the International Green Building Challenge in Vancouver and Maastricht, Netherlands. In 2003 she was appointed a Peer Design Reviewer for the U.S. General Services Administration. She serves on the San Francisco Waterfront Design Advisory Committee and the University of California Berkeley Design Review Committee and regularly participates in design juries around the country. She has been the Howard A. Friedman Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and a visiting professor at the California College of the Arts.
Maytum wil be discussing Leddy Maytum Stacy's recent housing project for adults with autism, Sweetwater Spectrum.