Jason F. McLennan is CEO of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council, the Pacific Northwest’s leading organization in the field of sustainable development. He’s the author of the Living Building Challenge—–an international green building program—–and cocreator of Pharos, an advanced building material evaluation system. A former principal at BNIM Architects, McLennan is recognized as a leader
in the green architecture movement and has lectured extensively on the subject of sustainability throughout the United States and Canada. He has written three books—–including the widely read The Philosophy of Sustainable Design—–and is the founder and CEO of Seattle, Washington–based Ecotone Publishing.