Lisa M. Ferretto, is a Principal, Sustainability Director, and Architect, and has been with Hord Coplan Macht since 2005. She has worked on a variety of project types including mixed use, multi-family, affordable housing, commercial office, K-12, and higher educational facilities – new construction and renovation. Lisa promotes the integration of sustainability and well-being throughout the entire design process and consults on projects across all studios. She has worked on over 40 LEED projects, with certified projects totaling almost 3 million square feet.
Lisa has been committed to sustainability from her first “eco-city” designed at 8 years old, to her time in Portland, Oregon, back to her hometown of Baltimore – and describes herself as an “urban scientist” studying the interconnected systems of people with each other, nature, and cities. She is a member of the Baltimore Sustainability Commission and a former member of the MD Green Building Council advocating for environmental equity. She is a frequent lecturer, volunteer mentor, and was honored as a Leading Woman in 2012 and as one of the Top 100 Women in 2016 by the Maryland Daily Record. She was the founder of GREEN events | Baltimore and has volunteered with AIA COTE, Committee on the Environment, Portland’s City Repair Project, and Baltimore’s Green Building Task Force. She is a Climate Reality Climate Leader, SEED Accredited, a Green School Leader, and an Eco-Charrette Accredited Facilitator.