An architect with more than 30 years experience, Janet Tam, AIA, is a founding partner of Noll & Tam Architects in Berkeley, CA. She has focused her firm's practice on public projects which require design collaboration with whole communities and multi-faceted user groups. She leads Noll & Tam's community-sector projects which include recreation and community centers, teen and senior centers. A LEED Accredited Professional, Janet is noted for her ability to analyze complex programs and synthesize all components into aesthetic and sustainable architecture. She has special expertise in facilitating consensus among diverse interest groups, particularly as part of a participatory community process.