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Ara Massey Named 40 Under 40 Winner by Building Design + Construction

  • October 8, 2016
  • HCM

Hord Coplan Macht announces that Ara Massey, LEED AP BD+C, senior associate and sustainability director, has been selected as one of Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2016.

Massey leads Hord Coplan Macht’s sustainable design team in Denver and works with project managers and principals to optimize sustainable use of resources, both people and environmental, on all design projects.

“We are thrilled that Ara is being recognized for her expertise and passion for sustainability,” says Adele Willson, principal, Hord Coplan Macht, Denver. “We are grateful for the opportunity to share her deep knowledge in the areas of sustainable design and green building with our team and our clients through our projects.”

Massey is heavily involved in a variety of professional organizations and community activities focused on green building and sustainable design. As a subject matter expert for Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) she helps develop the LEED AP BD+C accreditation test and presents regularly at sustainably-focused conferences across the country.

“Down to my core I am passionate about creating healthy, beautiful spaces in order to optimize our most precious resources: people and the environment,” says Massey.

Massey and other 40 Under 40 winners are being profiled in the October edition of Building Design + Construction Magazine.