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Bright Lights Green Sights: Vina Lustado, Sol Haus Design

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Thursday April 6, 2017, 11:45 a.m. — 12:45 p.m.
Evans Hall, Classroom 4400

Vina Lustado is the founder/owner Sol Haus Design, a design firm based in Ojai, California focusing on sustainability, efficiency, and conservation.

After completing a professional degree from USC and spending 20 years in high-end corporate architecture, Vina decided to focus her career on smaller-scale projects that could make a positive difference.

One of the highlights of Lustado’s career is an international fellowship in Germany to research ecological and affordable housing. During the time she spent abroad, Lustado learned that sustainability must be a mindset that pervades culture and lifestyle.

Staying true to her core values, Vina has completed the design and construction of her tiny home on wheels. Equipped with simple luxuries as a loft skylight and cozy fireplace, Lustado manifested her dream home in 140 square feet. It reflects her philosophy about simplicity, sustainability, and living within her means.

Vina’s tiny home has been featured in countless media publications and national television. Lustado is also a proud recipient of ‘FWN Global 100 Most Influential Women in the World’ by Filipina Women’s Network. 

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