Vivian Manasc is Senior Principal of Manasc Isaac and a Canadian leader in sustainable design. She is Past President of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, a Director of the Canada Green Building Council, Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Calgary, a founding member of the Sustainable Buildings Symposium, co-author of Agora Borealis: Engaging in Sustainable Architecture and a frequent speaker on sustainable design across Canada. Vivian has recently been appointed to the National Capital Commission Advisory Committee on Planning, Design and Realty.