Shirah Cahill, of Rochester, recently earned her LEED Green accreditation by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Cahill works as a landscape designer at SWBR in Rochester.
The credential denotes proficiency in sustainable design, construction and operations standards. Professionals who earn a LEED credential showcase knowledge, experience and credibility in the green building marketplace.
Cahill specializes in urban design and planning, neighborhood design, affordable housing, assisted living and neighborhood design projects. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University of Toronto and a Master of Landscape Architecture from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse.
She previously served as director of ecology for Complejos Residenciales in Queretaro, Mexico. She received a Mexican Regulation of Sustainable Building certification in 2014.