September 16, 2022Reading Time: < 1 minute
A passionate pioneer of sustainable preservation, architect Jill H. Gotthelf, principal of WSA|ModernRuins®, has championed continuing cross-collaboration between preservation professionals and green building advocates throughout her 30-year career. Ms. Gotthelf is a member of AIA Newark Suburban and AIA New Jersey.Jill Gotthelf AIA FAPT RP, Principal, WSA|ModernRuins, sets a prodigious standard for the open exchange of ideas among peers, clients & constituents, resulting in projects, workshops, presentations & publications that embody the essence of sustainable preservation. She embraces a holistic view of sustainability, pushing beyond the limits of the traditional definition to establish a balance between economics, environment, social and cultural equity, authenticity, and education. Under her guidance as both Founding Member and Chair (2007-2013), the Association of Preservation Technology International’s Technical Committee on Sustainable Preservation, has become a preeminent resource for collecting & disseminating cutting-edge philosophy, technology & tools for the preservation community. Her formidable achievements led to Jill’s elevation into APTI’s esteemed College of Fellows.
She serves on APTI’s Board of Directors, is Chair of the Advisory Board for the AIA Historic Resources Committee and has recently been appointed to the Government Advocacy Committee of the AIA’s Board of Directors.
By Stacey Ruhle Kliesch, AIA, AIA NJ Advocacy Consultant | Posted in AIA Newark and Suburban | | Comments (0)
Architects are creative professionals, educated, trained, and experienced in the art and science of building design, and licensed to practice architecture. Their designs respond to client needs, wants and vision, protect public safety, provide economic value, are innovative, inspire and contribute positively to the community and the environment.