Brittany L. Williams, AIA LEED AP BD+C is a registered architect and lecturer in the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Brittany's interests lie at the intersection of environmental stewardship and building craft.
As a project architect at Gardner Architects LLC in Silver Spring, Maryland, she currently focuses on a detailed oriented, multidisciplinary approach to the synthesis of sustainable active and passive strategies at the residential scale. Her previous professional experiences include a broad range of institutional projects from government buildings to schools and churches.
Many of Brittany’s academic pursuits, including her experiences with the Solar Decathlon, an international design-build collegiate competition, have centered in the integration of environmental stewardship in the architectural curriculum. As a lecturer, Brittany served as one of the faculty advisers for the University of Maryland's Solar Decathlon 2011 first place entry WaterShed. In 2013, Brittany was based at Peking University in Beijing where she served as the competition manager for Solar Decathlon China 2013, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and the People’s Republic of China National Energy Administration.
Brittany holds a Master’s of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Maryland College Park.