Christine West is excited to be a part of the unique creative community that makes Providence special and is a firm believer in environmentally and economically sustainable urban neighborhoods.
Christine and her husband John moved to the west side of Providence in 2003 because of its vibrant community and sense of place. After an early career working as an architect in the Washington, DC area, Christine chose to return to graduate school to study how the practice of architecture could foster innovation, particularly in green building.
Christine is Chair of the Providence City Plan Commission, is a member of the Providence Building Board of Review, and currently serves on the State of RI Building Code Standards committee. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Providence Revolving Fund, and is a former trustee of the Providence Preservation Society.
Christine is a Past President of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and was the architect member of the Providence Downcity Design Review Committee. She presented at the inaugural TEDxProvidence event in 2012 and was the class speaker for the Zeta II Leadership RI class. At the national level, she serves as a team chair and AIA representative on visiting NAAB accreditation teams for professional schools of architecture.Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Master in Design Studies
Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Architecture
LEED Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council
Registered Architect (RI, MD, MA), NCARB Certified