Efrie Escott, AIA, LFA, LEED AP BD+C, explores topics related to materials, digital technologies, and the environment as a member of the Research Group at KieranTimberlake. She works with teams to translate data-driven research into building design and integrates novel analysis practices into design workflows. She is a core member of the development team for Tally, an award-winning BIM-integrated tool measuring embodied environmental impacts in the built environment. She is a member of the USGBC Materials and Resources Technical Advisory Group, the founder of Philadelphia's Dynamo User Group, and a Philadelphia Women in Architecture Co-Chair.
Efrie lectures internationally about environmental research and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining KieranTimberlake, Efrie studied architecture and theoretical physics at Yale College. She received a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University, where she conducted research in industrial ecology and green chemistry.