Barbara A. Campagna, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Barbara A. Campagna/Architecture + Planning, has worked for the past 30 years reinventing
and restoring historic and existing buildings. She is the recipient of the National AIA Young
Architect of the Year Award 2002 and was elevated to Fellowship in the AIA in 2009 as the
leading national architect and policymaker for the integration of Preservation values into green
building practices. She was the co-founder and architectural leader of the National Trust for
Historic Preservation"s Sustainability Program whose goal is to help professionals and the
general public better understand the value of reservation in fostering development that is
environmentally and socially Sustainable. She grew up in Buffalo, received an Architecture
degree from SUNY at Buffalo and a Master's in Historic Preservation from Columbia University.
She was the first Executive Director of the Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier in Buffalo,
ran her own architecture firm for many years in NYC, served as the Regional Historic
Preservation Officer for the Northwest Region of the General Services Administration and from
2006-2011 was the Chief Architect for the 29 historic sites operated by the National Trust.
Barbara's firm, BAC/A+P, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year. Barbara chaired a sustainability graduate program at SUNY FIT and her firm, BAC/A+P, has occupied a unique niche in both the historic preservation and green building fields. She has pioneered a green audit for existing buildings – The Greening Plan – which is trademarked, along with BAC[A+P]’s tagline – Greening What’s Already Here. She was President of APT (2005-2007), Chaired the APT 50th Anniversary Conference in Buffalo in 2018 and was elevated to Fellow in APT in 2018. She is currently working on a book on Paul Rudolph and a variety of preservation projects around the country.