Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Vivian Loftness


Vivian Loftness, FAIA, LEEDFellow, is University Professor and Paul Mellon Chair in Sustainability, serving a decade as Head of the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon. With over 35 years of industry and government funding, she is a key member of Carnegie Mellon’s leadership in sustainability, author of eight book chapters and editor of the Springer Reference Encyclopedia Sustainable Built Environments. Vivian Loftness has a Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Architecture from MIT.