Lois’ 32-year career as a practicing architect has focused on sustainability as intrinsic to design aided by the application of green technologies and sustainable planning. As Chief Sustainability Officer for Wight, recently, Lois has led the effort to design five buildings to meet the criteria for Net Zero Energy. Her work continues to raise the bar for high performance, healthy buildings for the work designed and built by her firm. She has been adjunct faculty at Northwestern University since 2005. She has educated, volunteered, and lent her energies to promulgate an understanding that creating places where people thrive demands deeply sustainable solutions for the built environment.