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John Mealy

AIA | LEED AP BD+C | CPHD | Director of Sustainability

John Mealy has over fifteen years of experience in architecture. He excels in the coordination of critical details and has developed an extensive understanding of the relationship between envelope design, energy efficiency, and the interior environment. He has worked on a range of high-end residences, historic restorations, and adaptive reuse projects including townhouses, industrial lofts and new construction. As Director of Sustainability, John is focused on expanding MBB’s in-house energy modeling capabilities, establishing standards for sustainable design, and managing the firm’s contribution to the 2030 Commitment.

John is a LEED Accredited Professional and Certified Passive House Designer. He is an active member on the AIANY Committee on the Environment, and the Committee on Design for Risk and Reconstruction, and served on the 2018 NYC Energy Conservation Code Commercial Advisory Committee. He has served on juries at New York City College of Technology and coordinated a series of workshops on resiliency in public housing at the Center for Architecture. John is very involved in public policy and is active in advocating for architecture’s role in responding to the climate crisis. He has testified before the New York City Council and participated in a panel discussion about Local Law 97.

John holds a Master of Architecture from Parsons School of Design, where he was awarded the Henry Adams Certificate, and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Amherst College. He joined MBB in 2014.

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