Professional profile: Melanie Silver, 2015

February 24, 2015 - Green Buildings

Melanie Silver, FXFOWLE Architects

Name: Melanie Silver, LEED AP BD+C
Title: Sustainability Coordinator
Company: FXFOWLE Architects
Location: New York, NY
Birthplace: Whittier, CA
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering- Columbia University and M. Arch - University of Pennsylvania
First job outside of real estate: Event staff at Tobin James Winery in California
First job in real estate or allied field: Internship as an Imagineer at Disneyland
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? As sustainability coordinator at FXFOWLE, I provide analysis and LEED services to project teams to push their designs to be more innovative and sustainable. I want to continue to help creating architecture that contributes to a healthier world.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Finding the freshest ingredients at a farmer's market.
Favorite book or author: "The Lorax"
Favorite movie: "Amélie"
Last song you purchased/downloaded? Matt & Kim's "Hey Now"
One word to describe your work environment: Kinetic
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Douglas Adams - so we can discuss the meaning of 42, anywhere that makes a proper cup of tea.
What is your dream job? Pie Maker


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