Wintergreen Awards 2014

10th Annual Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building

Join USGBC Maryland as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Wintergreen Awards for Excellence in Green Building! Enjoy food, drinks and networking with the Maryland sustainable community, and help us celebrate the 2014 award winners.

Meet Our Jurors

Ben Eiben

Ben has been designing, building and manipulating hybrid/ Cyborg ecologies professionally for nearly 15 years. His work and passion for the environment has taken him around the globe; from studying rainforest ecology, to manipulating enclosures designed to encourage reproduction of rare amphibians, to constructing semi-autonomous recirculating living walls. He is president and founder of Surface- a company which specializes in innovative incorporation of living systems into the built environment. Prior to starting his own company, Ben oversaw the R&D, design, installation, and maintenance of a variety of vegetated building systems, including green roofs and living walls, throughout the East Coast for Furbish Company. Ben also spent time as a herpetologist and horticulturist for Atlanta Botanical Garden and he National Aquarium in Baltimore. He received his bachelor's degree from Susquehanna University.

William A. L. Gaudreau, AIA

Since joining the firm in 1981, Bill has led Gaudreau, Inc.'s science and high technology design practice, serving colleges and universities in research and teaching facilities, bioscience and pharmaceutical companies, state and federal laboratories across the country. In 2001, he became the firm president. His experience includes a wide range of research environments, including bio-containment, CGMP clean rooms, animal research facilities and university related research parks. His clients have included Wake Forest Medical Center, Human Genome Sciences, the National Institutes of Health, Consumer Product Safety Commission and the DEA. He holds a NCARM certificate and is a past President of AIA Baltimore.

Jonathan Kraft, RLA

Jonathan is a Registered Landscape Architect with over 13 years of experience in Landscape Architecture, Land Planning, Civil Engineering and Land Development Consulting. Jon currently leads the Maryland Land Development Practice for Kimley-Horn, based out of their Baltimore City office. Prior to joining Kimley-Horn in 2014, Jon oversaw Land Planning, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Survey operations for Bowman Consulting. He also spent time at both Morris & Ritchie Associates, Inc. and The Brickman Group leading landscape design efforts for a variety of Residential and Commercial projects. Jon received his bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech and completed his Executive Fellows MBA program at Loyola University. He is an active member of a number of professional organizations and currently serves on the Advisory Board Committee for ULI Baltimore.

Megan McGinley, RA, LEED AP BD+C
Megan is a registered architect and project manager at Kitchen and Associates. A graduate of Drexel University, Megan has fourteen years of experience in a variety of project scales, including community and campus master plans, affordable housing, and schools and tenant fit-outs. Megan is currently designing a project pursuing Passive House certification, and has successfully ushered projects through Enterprise Green Communities, Energy Star and several LEED rating systems. With a particular interest in sustainability and preservation, Megan was the project architect for the recent adaptive reuse of a historical hospital building that earned LEED-NC Gold certification and recognition by the National Trust and HUD. Megan serves on the Construction and Site Acquisition Committee for Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia and is a long time volunteer and Design Services Committee member for the Community Design Collaborative, a community design center that offers pro-bono preliminary design services to non-profits in the greater Philadelphia area.

2013 Celebration Photos

2013 Winners

Winning Leaders:
Governor Martin O'Malley
Anne Hicks Harney

Winning Leadership Initiative:
Baltimore City Office of Sustainability and Sustainability Commission

Winning Projects:
Roger Carter Recreation Community Center
Foxcroft School- Stuart Hall
The Greens at Irvington Mews
Fallsway Housing and Service Center
Southeast CDC Neighborhood Reinvestment Center
1901 South Charles Street
Howard Community College Health Sciences Building
Ducketts Lane Elementary School
Union Wharf

President's Award:

M&T Bank Stadium

People's Choice Award (Selected by Event Attendees):

Foxcroft School- Stuart Hall

Event Details

February 19, 2015
5:30–9:30 PM
Horseshoe Casino
Baltimore, Maryland

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