Every Building Needs a Champion

Whether new construction or renovation, every structure needs a champion, specifically, a sustainability champion. Sustainable buildings are often thought of by developers, owners, and architects, as being more expensive than conventional construction.  The standard design approach is, “what can be done with the budget available?” However, once a commitment is made to designing “healthy and…

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Why We Do What We Do

Unlike many in our field, I am not a trained architect or designer, I am a former military officer. I mention this to highlight that good architecture and design can be enjoyed by all, even people who have never thought about it consciously. As I began to pursue my graduate degree in Organizational Leadership, I…

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