President, Resilient Design Institute
Alex Wilson is president of the Resilient Design Institute, a nonprofit organization that advances practical solutions for enhancing resilience of buildings and communities. He is also founder of BuildingGreen, Inc. and was the founding editor of Environmental Building News. He is a widely published writer who has written for Architecture, Architectural Record, Landscape Architecture, the Journal of Light Construction, Building Safety, and many other publications, and he is author or coauthor of several books, including Green Design: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate (John Wiley, 1998), Your Green Home (New Society, 2006), and the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings (ACEEE, 1st edition 1990, 10th edition 2013). Alex served on the board of the U.S. Green Building Council from 2000 - 2005 and in 2008 received their Leadership Award for Education. In 2010 he became the second recipient of the Hanley Award.