AIA College Elevates Gunnar Hubbard to the College of Fellows
AIA Fellowship Recognizes Significant Contributions to the Profession of Architecture and Society
Gunnar Hubbard, FAIA, LEED Fellow was elevated to the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) prestigious College of Fellows. Gunnar is a principal and Sustainability Practice leader of Thornton Tomasetti and a member of the AIA Maine Board of Directors.
Elevation to the College of Fellows is an honor awarded to AIA members who have made significant contributions to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level. Gunnar Hubbard was recognized for his work in making the profession of architecture of ever-increasing service to society.
Gunnar Hubbard advances sustainable architecture worldwide as a consultant, educator and advocate. As a principal and Thornton Tomasetti’s Sustainability Practice leader, Gunnar oversees green building experts in New York City, London, San Francisco and Portland, Maine and collaborates with all the firm’s offices and six other practices. He has played a key sustainability role on a wide variety of building types, including commercial, educational, residential, research and healthcare facilities, hotels, high rises and museums. As “keeper of the environmental mission of a project,” he guides world-renowned architects and unites building professionals on an integrative path to design high-performance green buildings. He has delivered more than 100 projects, ranging from the $8.4 billion hotel, retail and residential CityCenter Las Vegas to green certification for 12 million square feet of existing real estate in Sweden to a net zero energy LEED-Platinum Bosarage education center in Boothbay, Maine.
A highly respected voice in Maine and throughout the Northeast, Gunnar is a founding member of the USGBC’s Maine Chapter. As a board member of AIA Maine and Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Gunnar has been active in advancing its 2030 programs.