Alissa McFarland, AIA, LEED AP, was recently featured in Lab Design’s professional profile.
A rising leader in CannonDesign’s Science + Technology practice, Alissa discusses her path from a keen interest in biology, to receiving her architecture degree, to designing laboratory environments for the next generation of researchers and STEM professionals.
Treat each task as an opportunity to learn and grow. Cultivate your interests and take time to find out what you are truly passionate about, then pursue it. Don’t be afraid to change direction and be your own advocate.