Andrea is the Director of Building Science and Principal at Payette, an architecture firm in Boston, working across all projects to bring rigor to the performance of their work. Additionally, she leads the firm’s internal research projects, and was the Principal Investigator on the AIA Upjohn Grant focused on thermal bridging. She has also been a Lecturer at MIT and at Harvard where she teaches a class on building performance. Andrea is a licensed architect with her BArch from Carnegie Mellon as well as a Masters in Building Technology from MIT where she was the recipient of the Tucker-Voss Award. She is a LEED Fellow and was a 2017 recipient of the AIA Young Architect Award.