Mariana Pickering

Mariana Pickering LEED AP


My name is Mariana Pickering. I’m an architectural designer, a LEED Accredited Professional and Emu’s business manager.

My role within Emu Architects covers a wide range of activities, including concept renderings, preliminary architectural design, finish specifications, and LEED consultations. I also have the pleasure of pursuing some of our more innovative design research paths (such as green roofs and xeriscaping).

I often write about architecture, design, and green building practices here on our blog and for other websites such as Lastly, I’m also responsible for creating and maintaining this website, as well as our other forms of publicity, both on and offline.


  • Master of Design Science in Sustainable Design (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (Washington University in St. Louis, USA)


LEED-BDC-logoLEED Accredited Professional with specialty in Building Design + Construction