Judy L. Johnson, AIA LEED AP BD+C, is a principal and architect at Harriman in Portland, Maine with 34 years of experience and currently leads Harriman’s Portland Studio. This studio focuses on design excellence of a wide range of project types including educational, hospitality, governmental, institutional, healthcare, corporate, and recreational facilities.
As a LEED Accredited Professional, Judy has most recently focused on meeting the 2030 challenge to reduce the carbon footprint in building design. Judy takes a leadership role in guiding clients, the design team and constructors through the process leading to innovative sustainable design strategies and measures. She has facilitated many design and programming meetings, as well as design charrettes for public process projects. Judy is responsible for numerous LEED Certified projects, and has successfully led the team on many of Harriman’s most significant projects. The key to her success is that she listens to her clients and works well with her project team to bring the client’s expectations to life.
Judy is a leader, mentor and advocate for design excellence. She currently represents New England on the AIA Strategic Council, has been appointed to serve as one of AIA representatives to the NAAB Visiting Teams and her studio recently received the AIA IDP Firm Award.