October 25 2011

(The GRID Blogger) Laura Paterson: Edinburgh, Scotland

Laura Paterson, Global Site Plans BloggerA big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Laura Paterson from Edinburgh, Scotland.

Laura Paterson is a graduate of the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow and Edinburgh College of Art.  She holds a B.Arch in Architectural Studies and a PG Diploma in Architecture and is currently studying for a M.Sc Architecture: Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies with the Centre for Alternative Technology, Wales.  A qualified United Kingdom architect, Laura was born and still lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Edinburgh, with its a rich source of historic buildings was what inspired her to study Architecture.  With experience in refurbishing Victorian houses, Laura has a particular interest in sustainable, low carbon refurbishment of historic buildings and passive approaches to building design.

Laura joins the October 2011 Environmental Design Internship program and will be blogging with The GRID until May 2012.

Renée van Staveren

Renée van Staveren is the Founder of Global Site Plans. She holds a M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She also holds a B.S. in Sustainable Community Development from Prescott College. Prior to establishing Global Site Plans and The Grid, Renée van Staveren was an Assistant Planner for A-M-M-A Transit Planning and the Program Director for Planet Green. In June 2014 Renée moved from Istanbul, Turkey, where she'd lived for four years, to return to the beautiful city of San Francisco. She is now a Manager at the Urban Land Institute's San Francisco District Council. You can find her at one of their many events, so pop in and say hello.

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