Featured Speakers, Panelists and Framers
Eric Corey Freed
Eric Corey Freed is principal of organicARCHITECT, an architecture and consulting firm in San Francisco, with nearly 20 years of experience in green building.
Eric teaches the Sustainable Design program he developed at the Academy of Art University and University of California Berkeley Extension. He is on the boards of Architects, Designers & Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR), Green Home Guide and West Coast Green, as well as the advisory boards of nearly a dozen other organizations.
He was the founding Chair of Architecture for The San Francisco Design Museum and one of the founders of ecoTECTURE: The Online Journal of Ecological Design. His column at GreenerBuildings.com is syndicated to over a dozen other publications. His quarterly column in Luxe Magazine is seen by thousands around the country. Eric lectures around the country at 40+ conferences a year, and his work has been featured in Dwell, Metropolis, Town & Country, Natural Home and Newsweek. He has been seen on television on HGTV, The Sundance Channel and PBS.
When Eric was just 25 years old, noted architect and critic Philip Johnson described him as "one of the real brains of his generation". Today, Eric continues the tradition of "Organic Architecture", first developed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Eric is the author of "Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies" (John Wiley & Sons), a best seller with 50,000 copies in print. "Sustainable School Architecture", his next book, will be released in 2009. "Green$ense for your Home", his fourth book, will be released in 2010.