Organization: Skidmore, Ownings, and Merrill (SOM)
Location: Chicago, IL
Luke is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Fellow; upcoming Chair for Environmental Health Committee, ASHRAE; BOMA Toronto, Health Committee Co-Chair; AIA COVID-19 Task Force; UK Academy of Engineers COVID-19 Task Force; Commercial Team Leader for Epidemic Task Force in ASHRAE; former Board of Directors for USGBC (United State Green Building Council), Illinois; Chairman of the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning) Committee on “Tall Buildings”; Chairman of the Building Pressure Committee, Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings; Sustainable Committee with Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat; Part Time Professor at IIT; Member of the Chicago Sister Cities Program with China; Centennial Fellow from The Pennsylvania State University Architectural Engineering Department; Industry Advisor with National Renewable Energy Laboratory for funding of start-up companies including energy and agriculture.
Luke Leung is a Director of the Sustainability Engineering Studio for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP. His work includes master planning of XiongAn, the millennium city of China that will show case a net zero future and one of the healthiest city in the world; Burj Khalifa, the world’s current tallest man-made structure; Selected projects also include Pertamina Tower (Net Zero Supertall) using geothermal deep heat, General Motors Global Headquarters, Roche Diagnostic in Indianapolis, Beijing Finance Street, Embassy of Ottawa in Canada, Embassy in Beijing, Lakeside – 55 million sqft low energy development, a LEED Platinum building with the first large scale horizontal wind turbine in the city of Chicago; etc., and has served as a member of the editorial team for the CTBUH guide Natural Ventilation in High-Rise Office Buildings, ASHRAE “Design Guide for Tall, Supertall, Megatall Building Systems”, and authored more than 30 papers, among other publications.