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Yukari Kubo

Materials Specialist

Yukari Kubo's Role at Brightworks

Yukari Kubo works with clients to reduce the carbon and toxicological impacts of the built environment. She has ten years of experience in architecture across a broad range of project types, including projects for public, private, and institutional clients. Prior to Brightworks, she served on project teams for major new buildings at Carnegie Mellon University, Oregon State University, the Port of Portland, the University of Washington, and the U.S. Department of State. She has also served on project teams for multi-family developments, data centers, and net zero energy projects. 


  • University of Oregon
    • Master of Architecture
  • Indiana University
    • Bachelor of Science (Public and Environmental Affairs, Environmental Management & Science)

Technical Credentials

  • U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
    • LEED Accredited Professional Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)
  • International Living Future Institute (ILFI)
    • Living Future Accredited 


  • American Institute of Architects
    • Member
  • Architecture Foundation of Oregon (AFO)
    • Architects in Schools Program, Volunteer
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Yukari brings her clients visibility into the environmental and human health impacts of building materials and supports them in choosing better alternatives. She is also experienced in the use of embodied carbon analysis tools.