"The conversations around ‘sustainable’ design are important to consider, and demand evolving standards, which we continue to push aggressively for. The eventual goal is to get to a place where we are designing buildings that do zero harm."
A key team leader, Janie has been with Q+ since 2006. Her responsibilities include collaboration with project teams throughout all phases of project design and development, leadership and/or involvement in sustainable design and LEED documentation, and coordination and support of marketing efforts. She has extensive experience on a variety of Q+ projects, including the Midlands Technical College Northeast Engineering Technology and Sciences Building, Richland School District Two's Muller Road Middle School, the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department's Bryant Center, and the Midlands Technical College’s Morris Hall Addition.
Janie’s current projects include the Lake Murray Presbyterian New Children’s Ministry Building, approximately 14,000-square-feet of new construction that expands the church campus, and the Fellowship Building, which provides a new, central home for all of the church’s administrative functions.
A LEED Accredited Professional and certified Green Globes Professional, Janie has a particular interest in sustainable design. Janie’s glad to be involved in discussions around this issue, and in particular, as the office sees a greater number of LEED projects coming across the boards, including two at Coastal Carolina University and the new Student Health Center at the University of South Carolina.
Janie holds a Master of Architecture from Clemson University, a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, and a minor in English from The Ohio State University. She is a member of the South Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, past treasurer of the AIA Greater Columbia Section, and a member of the South Carolina Chapter of the United States Green Building Council.