Profile

Ms. Elaine Gallagher Adams, AIA

Sustainability Director / Architect,
LS3P

Contact Details

LS3P
Bluffton, SC

Bio

An architect, mom, foodie, urban farmer, and electric car / clean energy advocate, I serve as Sustainability Director for LS3P Associates, 350-person architecture firm located in the Carolinas and Georgia. I am a Rocky Mountain Institute alum and, as a member of the AIA COTE AG, a national voice for bioclimatic, high-performance buildings, and environmental accountability – promoting energy and ecological awareness, defending sustainable preservation, exploring new technologies, connecting to global sustainability issues including climate resilience, water scarcity, cultural sustainability, local food and local economies... while creating beautiful and inspiring buildings, places, and cities.

Education

University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
M Arch, 1994
Architecture
1991 To 1994

University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
B Arch, 1993
Architecture
1991 To 1994

Preservation Institute: Nantucket
Nantucket, Rhode Island, United States
Historic Preservation
1986 To 1986

Savannah College of Art & Design
Savannah, Georgia, United States
BA Historic Preservation, 1987
Historic Preservation
1985 To 1987

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Architecture
1983 To 1985

Affiliations

  • Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Interests

  • Historic Precedence in Sustainability, Passive Solar Design, Sustainable Cities, Net Zero Retrofits, Living Buildings