Ilana has over 17 years of experience as a senior architect leading teams and developing solutions for projects of various scales and typologies. As Director of Sustainability, she leads the implementation of environmentally responsible design strategies on the firm's projects. Ilana leads FXFOWLE's in-house sustainability workgroup. She also led implementation of the firm's use of environmental building performance modeling software and is responsible for staff LEED accreditation, increasing the number of LEED AP/GA's to over 95% of the firm's professional staff. She spearheads educational opportunities for staff that increase knowledge and awareness about sustainability. She is Co-Chair of AIANY's Committee on the Environment, and a founding member of ASHRAE's New York Sustainability Committee. Ilana is an active member of the Urban Green Council and a former executive board member of the Canada Green Building Council, Quebec Chapter. She served as a visiting instructor at Cornell University's School of Art, Architecture and Planning, a guest lecturer at Columbia and NYU, and a visiting critic at University of Pennsylvania and McGill University. Ilana achieved a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture degrees from McGill University. She is a registered architect in Quebec, Canada, and is a Certified Passive House Designer.