Amanda Sturgeon



Mott MacDonald

Sydney, Australia


Amanda Sturgeon, FAIA, is the head of regenerative design at global consultancy firm Mott MacDonald and is based in Sydney. 

As the former CEO of the International Living Future Institute, Amanda spent a decade creating regenerative frameworks – such as the Living Building and Community Challenge programs – scaled the organization globally, and created a global movement around biophilic design. 

Amanda is an award-winning architect, author of Creating Biophilic Buildings, and TED speaker on Bringing Biophilic Design to Life. She also has an essay in the recently released anthology All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions to Climate Change (September 2020). 


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