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Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham

Senior Facilities Planner

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Ludmilla Pavlova, AIA, LEED A.P. is Senior Facilities Planner in Campus Planning at UMass Amherst and is responsible for facilities programming and planning for research and academic facilities, campus infrastructure and master planning studies, design oversight and leasing of off-campus real estate. Ms. Pavlova has managed the planning of major capital projects recently completed or in construction – including Harold Alfond Hall/ ISOM Addition, Integrated Science Building, Berkshire Dining Commons Renovation, Police Building and the Southwest Residential Area Concourse. She is currently managing the Libraries Master Plan, Comprehensive Academic and Classroom Facilities Plan and a building study for a new $85M Academic and Classroom Building. Ms. Pavlova teaches Project Management for Design and Construction with an emphasis on change management and sustainability, and serves on the Green Building subcommittee of the Environmental Performance Advisory Committee. She helped author the first UMass Amherst Sustainability Plan and participated in the Sustainable Design Roundtable, which produced a report for the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (“EOEA”) titled Leading by Example: An Action Plan for Green Buildings in Massachusetts Construction Projects. Recommendations of the report were subsequently adapted as Executive Order No.484 Leading by Example – Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings. Prior to coming to UMass Ms. Pavlova worked for design firms in New York City, most notably for John M.Y. Lee/ Michael Timchula Associates, managing the design and construction of the Curtis/Balkan Factory in Sofia, Bulgaria, and the design of the Shenzhen City Center Urban Design and City Hall, Shenzhen, China.