Julie-Anne is an intern architect who works on architectural, landscape, and urban design projects. She also contributes to the SvN's regenerative practice by conducting lifecycle analyses that reduce embodied carbon in the built environment. Julie-Anne maintains a strong interest in exploring the relationship between architecture and landscape and how they exist within complex social, urban and ecological systems. She believes design can build positive, healthy, and environmentally resilient communities. Julie-Anne received her architectural training from the University of Toronto, where she held various research and teaching assistant positions. Her thesis focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions of Toronto's residential housing stock by reforesting and rebuilding the city and establishing a self-supporting carbon cycle. Before her architectural career, Julie-Anne worked for a social impact firm where she was part of a progressive team leading and advising corporations and civil society organizations on developing social purpose programs.