The University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation welcomed a distinguished panel for their recent symposium, “Women Leading Architecture.” This 2-day event focused on the stories of contemporary women leaders in the architecture profession, and featured five accomplished female leaders in the profession. Edifice CEO, Lisa London, was honored to be a part of the keynote panel to discuss their shared experiences and important moments which guided each of them towards leadership positions in both the profession and the community.

A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Lisa London is a licensed architect with more than twenty-eight years of cross-disciplinary experience in sustainable design, new construction, renovation and historic preservation. Lisa founded Edifice, a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm in 2006 to provide sustainable Design+Build and construction services in support of mission-critical work for clients in the Federal sector. Under her leadership, Edifice performs Design+Build for more than 26 Federal agencies in the civilian, defense and intelligence arenas.