Yale-, AECOM-trained architect takes NRMCA Building Innovations post

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

Gregg Lewis, AIA, has joined NRMCA as senior director, Building Innovations, responsible for providing developers and design professionals technical expertise on advanced, cast-in-place concrete methods. Additionally, he will integrate architect, engineer and contractor teams to offer durable, energy efficient and economical concrete solutions meeting building developer and tenant needs.

Based in southwest Virginia, Lewis has 20-plus years of architectural practice experience, specializing in sustainable and economical building designs. He spearheaded the internationally acclaimed Cradle to Cradle Home Design Competition challenging designers worldwide to consider life cycle in building design and construction. At architectural/engineering giant AECOM, he coordinated design, technical assistance and economic analysis for multiple USAID Haiti earthquake recovery projects exceeding $100 million. He most recently founded a non-profit group, More For Our Money, to encourage legislative and public awareness campaigns focused on improving competition and value in the highway infrastructure throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Lewis holds a bachelor’s degree in architectural history from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.; master of architecture degree from Yale University; and, an MBA from Wake Forest University. He is a registered architect in Virginia, LEED Accredited Professional, Certified EarthCraft Builder with the Virginia Sustainable Buildings Network, and Building Performance Institute Building Analyst, and can be reached at 540/529-3893; [email protected].