Scott is a principal at EHDD Architecture in San Francisco. He and the firm use an interdisciplinary approach to creating low-energy and carbon-neutral buildings. Scott is currently working on developing the Lifecycle Building Challenge, a program that promotes the use of recovered building materials and “design for deconstruction (DfD)” to reduce the lifecycle impact of building materials. He has designed a number of EHDD’s most successful high-performance projects, including the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology in Stanford, California; Chartwell School in Seaside, California, and the Biomedical Science Building at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Scott received a Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University; a Master of Arts in Humanities from Stanford University, and studied Tamil language and culture at the University of Chicago and the American Institute of Indian Studies in Madurai.