Jeffrey Raven, FAIA, LEED AP


Jeffrey Raven, AIA, LEED ap

Selected Work
Resilient satellite city prototypes for Calcutta, India

MASDAR zero-carbon city in Abu Dhabi, UAE; carbon-neutral, zero-waste city?

Green airport terminal prototype; NYNJ Port Authority blueprint for future green airport design

Integrated sustainable planning in northern Vietnam; prototype for integrated strategies

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Plan for Saint Louis County; USGBC award

Downtown Brooklyn Plan, Regional Plan Association; part of the Regional Plan Association Third Regional Plan Centers Campaign

Bronx Center, strategic plan for the South Bronx; awarded Best Practice prototype: UN-Habitat

International guidelines and policy
Global Sustainable Urbanization Development Indicators; US Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

STAR Community Index; to develop sustainability guidelines for American cities

Climate Positive Development Program, Clinton Climate Initiative; global zero carbon urban districts

LEED for Neighborhood Development, US Green Building Council, regional bonus credits

Resilience & Climate Adaptation Working Group; US Green Building Council

National and international forums
Resilient Cities 2010, 1st World Congress on Cities and Climate Change Adaptation, Germany:  Climate-Resilient Urban Design. Selected as a climate-change reference document by USGBC Publications

Regional Assembly, Regional Plan Association, New York, 2010: Building a Green Infrastructure

Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2010: Integrated Planning for Sustainability

Intermodal Transit Hubs, Korean Transport Institute, Seoul, 2007: Design Strategies for Transit Hubs
Peer Review: High Performance Infrastructure Guidelines (NYCDDC); Greenbuild (USGBC)

Energy Efficiency and Cities, Asian Development Bank Headquarters, ADB Urban Day 2010 Conference, to develop ADB’s Livable and Sustainable Cities in Asia program

Knowledge transfer
Director, Master of Architecture in Urban + Regional Design, New York Institute of Technology: Manhattan
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture at Columbia University’s MS Architecture + Urban Design; Lecturer: Cambridge University, Cornell, NYU, The World Bank, Asian Development Bank, CIPSEM-UNEP Technische Universität Dresden

Ecological Cities accredited course instructor on The New York Times Knowledge Network

Previous positions
The Louis Berger Group, Director - Sustainability + Urban Design; Berger Group Holdings: 1996-2010

Regional Plan Association, Downtown Brooklyn Development Plan, Director, New York, 1995-1996

City of Constanza, Romania, Co-Director Capacity-Building and Strategic Plan, Soros Foundation, 1995

BFJ Planning, Buckhurst Fish Jacquemart / Hutton & Katz, Inc., New York, 1994

Bronx Center, South Bronx, Proj. Coordinator, 1993

MSt, Cambridge University, England        Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment,     Dept. of Architecture and Dept. of Engineering

BArch, Architecture (Professional Degree), Rhode Island School of Design

BFA, Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design

B.A., History, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.

Professional Certifications
Registered Architect:  New York; New Jersey

Language:  English + French (native levels)
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