“Kristie’s experiences as a wilderness camp counselor and leadership facilitator inspire her to create engaging learning environments that help young people realize their full potential.”

Kristie Anderson, LEED AP

Project Design Consultant

As a Design Associate, Kristie Lane Anderson is part of a collaborative design team that engages in campus and district planning, architectural and interior design, and educational space programming. Kristie brings a strong focus on green and sustainable design, as well as landscape design and site planning. She sees the landscape as a critical part of the learning environment, and seeks to create opportunities for student learning and development through outdoor play, exploration, and investigation.

Kristie’s work with FNI has included the Mid-Pacific Institute Master Facilities Plan in Honolulu, Hawaii; the Public Education Master Facilities Plan for the District of Columbia; building and landscape design for the Inspire Academies in San Antonio, Texas; interior and landscape design for the American School of Bombay in Mumbai, India; and many other projects.

Kristie received a professional Bachelor of Architecture and a minor in Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon. Her academic work focused on designing engaging spaces that support place-based and naturalist learning. Her professional work is also influenced by her study of permaculture, her experiences as a wilderness camp counselor and leadership facilitator, and her ongoing teaching of creative classes and workshops in her community.