Krista Raines leads the building analytics team in the San Francisco office. She draws from an extensive background in sustainable design and project and construction management to develop high-performance solutions that take into account such factors as climate, design constraints, schedule and budget.Krista’s technical skill set includes energy, carbon, thermal, daylight and wind modeling, renewable energy analysis and building water calculation.Whether it’s a single-tenant space or an entire community, she works with key stakeholders to develop creative solutions that are appropriate for a project’s scale. Krista considers the bigger picture, examining how a project fits into its surroundings and its overall impact. She employs a holistic approach, with a focus on energy, water and waste systems and the synergies between them to optimize performance and improve occupant health and comfort.
M. Arch., Sustainable Environmental Design, Architectural Association School of Architecture
B. Arch., University of Southern California
Krista has amassed a large portfolio of work in such sectors as commercial, transportation, higher education, residential, hospitality and retail as well as master planning on five continents.