Vivian Manasc is an architect, and leads Manasc Isaac Architects, one of Alberta’s leading architectural practices. She leads the design of outstanding sustainable buildings, as well as reimagined existing buildings, for public and corporate clients. Her work focuses on the facilitation of sustainable IDP (integrated design process) projects. Manasc Isaac is an innovator in cold-climate sustainable design, and has been recognized with many significant architectural awards, including the Governor General’s Medal for Excellence in Architecture. Vivian Manasc is a fellow and past president of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, past vice-president of the Canada Green Building Council, past vice-chair of the Board of Economic Development Edmonton, founding member of the Sustainable Building Symposium, and adjunct professor of architecture at the University of Calgary. She is also active in a number of community organizations. She received her architectural degree from McGill University and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Alberta. She is a LEED® accredited professional, and is co-author of the book Agora Borealis: Engaging in Sustainable Architecture.