Kaley Blackstock AB '10, MArch '15

Kaley Blackstock is a Sustainability Specialist in the New York office of Gensler. Her projects include environmental design strategies, benchmarking management, and sustainable guidelines for developers and corporations. As part of the Gensler consulting studio, Kaley’s work focuses on the selection of healthy and sustainable building products and crafting spaces centered on wellness and occupant comfort. In working with clients, she advises on procurement practices, green building rating systems, and long-term sustainability goals.

Kaley graduated from Harvard College in 2010 with a B.A. in History of Art and Architecture, and from the Graduate School of Design in 2015 with a Master of Architecture. At the GSD, she often enrolled in courses on environmental design strategies and simulation tools. Her thesis, titled “Fitness” and advised by Kiel Moe, was a theoretical form that explored the synergies between one’s environment, architectural setting, and the body’s thermoregulatory abilities.