Team

Wolfgang Werner

Wolfgang Werner

Wolfgang brings 18 years of experience in building sustainability, architectural design, construction administration, and building investigation to the leadership team at Urban Fabrick. Wolfgang serves as LEED Faculty at the United States Green Building Council and is a practice leader on the application and use of the LEED rating systems and other green building certification systems, building codes, policy, standards, regulations and embodied energy and carbon.

Kyle Pickett

Kyle Pickett

Kyle is our Managing Principal responsible for staff and office operations. Kyle is also our company Catalyst, leading our efforts to build community, trust and training that will enhance our team’s ability to collaborate. Kyle’s work includes comprehending the complexity of Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and how to apply LCA to improve comfort, resilience, durability, reduce energy, add value and better use available resources in the built environment.

Colleen FitzSimons

Colleen FitzSimons

Colleen brings extensive project management and technical expertise to Urban Fabrick, refining the certification process and raising industry standards. Over the course of her career, she’s helped to guide individuals and organizations to comprehensive green certifications. Focused on the future of sustainability, Colleen has also produced webinars and newsletters to share new developments in the industry.

Piper Kujac

Piper Kujac

Piper brings a deep passion for sustainability and a commitment to impactful projects in her work as Director of Project Management at Urban Fabrick. An architectural designer, consultant, and instructor, she also holds an MBA in sustainability management. She is a Climate Corps Fellow Alumnus with the Environmental Defense Fund and has served as the owner’s rep for The Commonwealth Club of California. Piper also serves on the board of directors of the Net Zero Energy Coalition.

Miranda Gardiner

Miranda Gardiner

With more than 13 years of experience in the environmental and sustainability fields, Miranda serves as Urban Fabrick’s Director of Strategic Planning and Partnerships. Her portfolio ranges from research of corporate water footprinting to review of financing options for energy efficient homes to sustainable master plans. She has worked for internationally recognized organizations, such as the US Green Building Council and KfW, and within city governments in Germany and the UAE.

Richman Neumann

Richman Neumann

Richman is a creative problem solver who is passionate about data-driven design. He is working with cutting-edge design, building information modeling (BIM), and life cycle assessment (LCA) tools to assist Urban Fabrick’s clients in effective use of multi-attribute sustainability metrics. Through this process we are increasing the scope and capabilities of the architecture team, using data to improve decision-making and create more sustainable projects.

Johanna Hoffman

Johanna Hoffman

Johanna develops innovative and practical solutions to negotiate the challenges of climate change. A landscape and urban designer, she uses research-based visioning, communication, and planning techniques to further adaptive urban systems across scales. She regularly explores these issues in writing and audio pieces, sharing her work on The Daily Climate, The Architectural Review, World Landscape Architect and other publications.

Allan Robles

Allan Robles

Allan is committed to enabling environmental sustainability and wellness success for institutions far and wide. He brings a breadth of experience in business development, client relationship building, and sustainability certifications. Excellent at identifying the critical success factors for a project’s advancement and executing a bevy of projects quickly and efficiently, Allan looks forward to improving the state and wellness of our planet for future generations.

Christopher Diem

Christopher Diem

With nearly two decades of office administration under his belt, Christopher brings a wealth of experience as Urban Fabrick’s office manager. After years of running his own small business and providing key support services to storied San Francisco businesses, he finds growing satisfaction from using his skills to further issues of sustainability and adaptation in the built environment.