Douglas Pierce is a practicing architect with 35 years of experience in the design and construction of residential and commercial projects. He leads the Sustainable Design Initiative at the Minneapolis office of Perkins+Will and has trained more than 100 LEED accredited professionals. As a consultant, Doug helped Target Corporation earn its first LEED Certified store, and he currently leads the sustainability efforts for more than 500,000 square feet of LEED Certified Silver, Gold, and Platinum projects. Doug chairs the board of the Clean Water Action Alliance of Minnesota and the AIA Minnesota Committee on the Environment. He serves on the Sustainable Building Products Committee of the Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability.