Andrée Iffrig

Andrée Iffrig has been educating hands, hearts and minds for two decades, and currently works as a sustainability strategist with architecture and engineering firm DIALOG. A graduate architect with a passion for sustainability, she uses her background in design to explore and raise awareness about solutions for the built environment that tread more lightly on the earth. Her diverse experience includes teaching art in the public school system in Calgary and working in community development in Indonesia. She is a biomimicry specialist and a co-founder of the Biomimicry Alberta Network. As a green building professional, she chairs the Advisory Committee for the Green Building Technology Centre at SAIT. Andrée is a co-founder and co-chair for the Alberta chapter of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.

“Schools should prepare us for the future, not the past. The future of the world will be built on sustainability. If we learn what sustainable technologies are available when we are in school, we will be able to help shape the future of global sustainability when we graduate.” 

- Quinn, student at Jasper Place high school in Edmonton