Josh Lighthipe PE, LEED AP Josh Lighthipe PE, LEED AP

Josh Lighthipe PE, LEED AP

Associate Portland, OR
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  • Discipline Civil Engineering
  • Specialties sustainable stormwater, affordable housing, higher education, renovation and retro-fits
  • Education BS, Civil Engineering, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
  • Affiliations/Licensure Cascadia Green Building Council, Council Member Street Trust Café au Play, Former Board President DRAC Process Improvement & Technology Committee Scoutmaster Professional Civil Engineer: OR, WA LEED Accredited Professional
  • Hobbies & Interests Biking, Skiing, Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, doing Escape Rooms and making portable box versions to share with friends


Josh Lighthipe is an Associate who joined the Portland Civil + Survey office in 1997. He is building a notable career in sustainable design with a unique ability to combine aesthetics, environmental considerations and project vision into his work. Josh has been an integral part of KPFF's leadership in sustainable stormwater design. From his involvement in Portland’s first integrated green street neighborhood, New Columbia, to his civil project management of Bud Clark Commons, the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum public housing project, Josh has been at the leading edge of low impact design since the early days of his career. Many of Josh’s projects incorporate rain-activated art and other methods that weave stormwater into the landscape.