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Linda Montanile-Smith provides a  full scope of architectural design and consulting services with expertise in sustainable design and design/build construction.  She has been practicing sustainable design for over 15 years, including 3 years at Onionflats/Plumbob, in Philadelphia, PA, a well known architecture firm specializing in “green” design and construction. Linda has experience with full spectrum green design including sustainable site design, water- energy- and resource-efficiency, non-toxic materials, daylighting,  indoor environmental quality, and vegetated grass roofing.  Her projects include a wide range of building types, from single family custom homes to multi-family condominiums, religious facilities, university buildings, retail and restaurants.  She was recently the lead architect, while with Plumbob, on an award winning 4700sf LEED Platinum custom home in Oakland, California “Margarido House” which was featured on the Discovery Channel’s Planet Green Network. (www.margaridohouse.com). Linda provides full architectural construction documents and generates both sketch/3D renderings for client visualization and marketing.
She also has had substantial construction experience working in design/build firms in both Scottsdale, AZ and Philadelphia, PA.  She has also designed and renovated multiple personal investment properties in Philadelphia.

Licensed Architect PA & AZ

University of Pennsylvania (Upenn)

2004-2006
Masters of Architecture (M.Arch)

Combined studio work with Landscape Architecture and City Planning and studied abroad in Beijing China, Seoul Korea, and throughout Japan.

Arizona State University (ASU)
1997-2001
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Architectural and Environmental Design

Focus on design/build and energy efficient design.


Biography

Education