Green Projects and Consulting

Green Projects and Consulting

  • University of Rhode Island

    University of Rhode Island, Green Design Master Plan plus Dormitories, Lab, Student Center integration - representing the campus and two of the architecture firms designing these projects, 2003 - 2007


  • The Willow School

    The Willow School – phase 2, Bedminster, NJ. K-8 private school.  Advanced regenerative design and curriculum development consulting to integrate the activities of the school with the watershed, community, and parents, 2004 - 2005


  • Sidwell Friends School
    Sidwell Friends School, Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD.  LEED and more advanced green design for multiple buildings and related master plan, curriculum development and fund raising consulting, 2004 - 2005


  • Princeton University

    Princeton University Green Guideline Development with KieranTimberlake Architects, October 2004


  • Middlebury College

    Middlebury College Dormitory and Student Center Competition – winning submittals with CBT architects - Green design was considered mandatory for this work, 2004 - 2005


  • St Mary’s College

    St Mary’s College Boathouse, St Mary’s City, MD, LEED and Energy consulting for a new boathouse and classroom building on the St Mary’s River. 2002 - 2003


  • Grinnell College

    Grinnell College Campus Center, Grinnell, IA, Integrated Design Charrette and Consulting, January 2003


  • Clark University

    Clark University, Worcester, MA, Biological Lab Sciences Building, Integrated Design Consulting, 2002 – 2003, LEED GOLD PENDING


  • Eastern Connecticut State University

    Eastern Connecticut State University Lab Sciences Building, Integrated Design Consulting, 2002


  • The Willow School, Bedminster
    The Willow School, Bedminster, NJ. K-8 private school.  Green consulting for treatment wetlands, soil regeneration, green building techniques, and integration of environmental thinking within the school’s curriculum, 2001 – 2003, LEED GOLD CERTIFIED


  • The Londonderry School

    The Londonderry School, Harrisburg, PA, consultant to the school with Murray Architects, K-12 Private school seeking LEED certification 2001 – 2004


  • York School System

    York School System, York, PA.  Facilitator for a workshop introducing environmental design concepts to the design team and school system officials.  August 2000


  • Ex’pression Center for New Media
    Ex’pression Center for New Media, Emeryville, CA. Environmental audit and recommendations for systematic improvement of the environmental performance of this 60,000 sf media education and training college. August 2000


  • Town of Waltham School District

    Flansburgh Associates and Town of Waltham School District.  Facilitation of the new Middle School Green Building Design Charrette, February 2000


  • Kelowna, British Columbia School District

    Kelowna, British Columbia School District.  Presentation on Green School Design Issues and Facilitation of the green building issues for the Kelowna Secondary School, January 2000


  • Stockton State Center for Marine and Environmental Science

    Stockton State Center for Marine and Environmental Science, 25,000 sf environmental science laboratory and demonstration project, Port Republic, NJ.  Greening consultant.


  • Town of Southampton

    Town of Southampton, Master Plan Charrette, Town Facilities and Town Center, July 2005.


  • Loreto Bay Master Plan
    Loreto Bay Master Plan, Loreto, BCS, Mexico.  A 6,000 unit resort town with regenerative planning to revitalize the water and healthy diversity of the ecosystem that had devolved into a drylands over the last 300 years.  2004 thru 2014


  • Belmar, Lakewood, CO
    Belmar, Lakewood, CO - a 5 million sf mixed use, new urban center for a Denver suburb. Elkus Manfredi Architects, Continuum Partners, LLC Developers.


  • West Palm Beach, FL

    West Palm Beach, FL – Waterfront Plan with CH2MHill, Thompson Associates, and Michael Singer, July 2004- 2005.


  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL, a new 300 unit workforce housing development in the African American Community North East of the downtown.  We facilitated a three day design charrette, commissioned by the Broward County Design Collaborative, to understand community concerns and align these concerns with an environmental design framework, May 2004


  • Sunrise Valley, St. George, UT

    Sunrise Valley, St. George, UT, 350 unit workforce housing – design process using a deep understanding of the land and community to catalyze a regenerative process leading to greater community health, 2004 - 2005


  • Chevy Chase, MD

    Town of Chevy Chase, MD, Analysis and recommendations for zoning redesign from the pressure of “mansionization,”  2002 - 2003


  • Willow Springs, Arizona

    Willow Springs, Arizona. Regenerative Design consulting with the Regenesis Group. This is a proposed 100,000-person new town to be located in a degraded desert area near Tucson.  Work consists of developing a design strategy with the community to embrace cultural and natural system health. 2001 and on.


  • Lakewood Center, Denver, Colorado

    Lakewood Center, Denver, Colorado.  Green Design Process Consulting for a new 5,000,000 sf mixed use commercial center to function as a new urban core for this suburban area of Denver, 2001


  • St Mary’s County, MD

    St Mary’s County, MD.  Partner with the County Commissioners to design a program and funding solicitation for a two million dollar effort to analyze the environmental carrying capacity of this peninsula on the Chesapeake Bay.  This research will be translated into new land use patterns for the various communities.  New zoning principles and building codes are anticipated to result from this effort as well as indicators (metrics and benchmarks) for self-assessment in the future. 1999-2005


  • Sunnyslope Hamlet
    Sunnyslope Hamlet, Purcellville, VA. A 95-acre site originally zoned for 25 homes with three acres of land per home was redesigned as a hamlet of 30 homes covering a total of 20 acres. Green building design with New Urbanist street density, land restoration, land conservation, and an organic farm were integrated in this community. This includes the development of community sustainability guidelines and town, architectural, landscape and energy codes for the houses


  • Wellness Retreat Center

    Feasibility Study for 50-acre Wellness Retreat Center including radical restoration of the local environment within its proposed boundaries.


     

  • Charlestown Navy Yard
    Charlestown Navy Yard, National Park Service, Green Design Workshop, March 2002


  • The National Aquarium

    The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Animal Care Facility, Advanced brownfield remediation and green building consulting resulting in the treatment of the existing toxins and upstream pollution on top of and around the building through phyto-remediation., with HCM architects  2001 - 2002


  • The National Aquarium

    The National Aquarium, Baltimore, MD.  Green design consultant and design integration facilitator for the expansion and renovation of the facility by Cambridge Seven.  October 2000


  • Yellowstone National Park

    Hamilton Stores, Inc, Yellowstone National Park.  Environmental assessment and recommendations for meeting the NPS guidelines for concessionaires.  September 2000

  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Gateway National Recreation Area., NYC, Northeast Region, National Park Service.  Energy Consulting and Environmental Material selection for the 40,000 sf Ryan Visitor’s Center, Floyd Bennet Field, February 2000


  • Fort Baker

    Fort Baker, Golden Gate National Parks Association, San Francisco.  Development of RFP criteria and charrette facilitation for determining green design standards.  The Park is to be redesigned to function as a conference center. 1999


  • Assateague National Seashore

    Assateague National Seashore.  Sustainability Guidelines development for the Park’s leadership and design staff.  This is now being used as a national model. 1999


  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Gateway National Recreation Area.  Facilitation of environmental goals and technical recommendations for greening of the park. 1999


  • New York City Aquarium

    New York City Aquarium, High Performance Building Design Consultant, 1999


  • New York City Hall of Science

    New York City Hall of Science, High Performance Building Design Consultant, 1999


  • Brooklyn Children’s Museum

    Brooklyn Children’s Museum, High Performance Building Design Consultant, 1999


  • Queens Botanical Garden

    Queens Botanical Garden, High Performance Building Design Consultant, 1999


  • Northeast Region of the National Park Service

    Northeast Region of the National Park Service.  Process and Strategy Development for reaching defined Sustainability Targets.  Acadia National Park, Statue of Liberty, Ft. McHenry, Gateway National Recreation Area.  1998-1999


  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
    Chesapeake Bay Foundation, new 30,000 sf headquarters’ building. Green Systems and design peer review. 1998  


  • Denali National Park,

    Consultant to Denali National Park, Alaska: development of sustainable design guidelines and planning concepts for the proposed next phase, September, 1998.


  • Steamtown National Historic Site

    Consultant to Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, PA: development of sustainable design options and budgets for the Site, May, 1998.


  • Burnet Park Zoo
    Burnet Park Zoo, Syracuse, NY. Education and Interpretive Center. 20,000 sf new addition and renovated structure designed to meet the LEED rating system Silver rating. 1997-1998


  • Fidelity Investment

    Fidelity Investment, Covington, KY, LEED Consulting and Integrative Design management, and Master Plan consulting, 2005 thru 2006


  • Russia Wharf Office Tower and Hotel

    Russia Wharf Office Tower and Hotel, Boston, MA LEED consulting for a new 300,,000 sf office building, 2004 – 2005


  • Sara Lee Apparel Corporate Headquarters

    Sara Lee Apparel Corporate Headquarters, Winston-Salem, NC, LEED consulting with Thomas Phifer and Partners, NYC, 2003 – 2005


  • Home Depot

    Home Depot, various, Green Design/LEED charrette facilitation, Massachusetts,  2002 - 2003


  • National Association of Realtors Headquarters

    National Association of Realtors Headquarters, Washington, DC, LEED consulting for a new 95,000 sf office building, 2002 - 2003


  • Brattleboro Coop

    Brattleboro Coop, Brattleboro, VT. A regenerative design approach to a cooperative grocery store demonstrated the value of bringing the food cycle back home to meet a truly local and long term sustainable approach to nutrition and local economy.
     


  • Revenue Canada Building

    Revenue Canada Building, Vancouver.  May 2002.  Charrette facilitation.


  • Navy Federal Credit Union

    Navy Federal Credit Union, Pensacola, FL, LEED consulting for a new 80,000 sf Call Center, 2002 – 2003, LEED GOLD CERTIFIED  


  • Tower II

    Tower II, 275,000 sf speculative office building, Rockville, MD.  Advanced green building technologies including permaculture techniques and Sthapatya Veda were incorporated in the design of the site and building organization. 2002


  • Genzyme Corporation Headquarters

    Genzyme Corporation Headquarters, Boston, MA. LEED green building consulting, 2001 -2004, LEED PLATINUM CERTIFIED. A 350,000 sf office building with advanced features: Vertical urban space/atrium creating a transparent office environment and advanced daylighting – heliostat system, parital double skin, automatic glare control, operable windows. Behnisch, Behnisch and Partner, House and Robertson, and Turner Construction.


  • The Tower Companies

    The Tower Companies, Bethesda, MD, Green Consulting for a number of this development company’s existing and new buildings, 2001


  • PG&E National Energy Group

    PG&E National Energy Group, Bethesda, MD, Green consulting for their new 450,000 sf headquarters.


  • Sabre Corporation, Dallas, Texas

    Sabre Corporation, Dallas, Texas.  Follow-up review workshop to resolve LEED green building rating system criteria for the greening of Sabre’s new 2,000,000 sf corporate campus. September 2000


  • Sundance Cinemas, Los Angeles, CA

    Sundance Cinemas, Los Angeles, CA.  Review of construction issues and maintenance procedures to address indoor air quality concerns in a new theater prototype.  2000


  • Sabre Corporation and CRSS Constructors

    Sabre Corporation and CRSS Constructors, Dallas.  Consultant for the greening of Sabre’s new 2,000,000 sf corporate campus. 1999, LEED SILVER CERTIFIED


  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation Headquarters

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Headquarters, Annapolis, MD,  Peer Reviewer and coach for realizing the integrative design process.  We introduced LEED to the design team and client and assisted them (with Ensar Group) to create a more cost optimized design.  1998, LEED PLATINUM CERTIFIED


  • American Cancer Society Hope Lodge

    American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, Boston, MA, LEED and Integrative Design Consulting, 2005 thru 2006.


  • Western Massachusetts Food Bank

    Western Massachusetts Food Bank, Green Design Charrette  2004


  • GSA National Headquarters

    GSA National Headquarters, Washington, DC, LEED Consulting, 2003


  • GSA Regional Headquarters

    GSA Regional Headquarters, Washington, DC, LEED Consulting, 2003


  • Federal Office Building 8

    Federal Office Building 8, Washington, DC, General Green and LEED Consulting, 2003.


  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, Green Design Training and consulting about the integrated design process, 2002


  • Maryland Department of Transportation Headquarters

    Maryland Department of Transportation Headquarters, Green design consultant to turn a previously designed, speculative office building into a LEED Gold rated building, 2001-2003


  • Department of Agriculture Headquarters

    Department of Agriculture Headquarters, Washington, DC.  Green consulting with Shalom Baranes Architects for the third largest building in the country.  2001


  • International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC.  Green design criteria and integrated design process guidance for the new 650,000 sf headquarters building.  July 2000


  • Pittsburgh Convention Center

    Pittsburgh Convention Center. Co-facilitator of the Integration Process and Green Architecture Reviewer for the design by Rafael Vinoly, Green Building Alliance, March 2000, LEED GOLD CERTIFIED
     


  • NYC Department of Design and Construction

    NYC Department of Design and Construction, Seabury Child Care Center, High Performance Building Design Facilitation, March 2000


  • New York City Office of Management and Budget

    New York City Office of Management and Budget / US Cost.  Consultant for the environmental issues in the Value Engineering Charrette for the Staten Island Ferry, St. George Terminal, February 2000


  • The Department of the Interior

    The Department of the Interior Building Renovation, Greening consultant for the $120,000,000 renovation of this historic headquarters, Washington, DC.  2000


  • Worcester County Municipal Building

    Worcester County Municipal Building, Snow Hill, MD.  Greening Consultant to the Design Team and County Commissioners, 1999-2000


  • New York City

    New York City, Dept. of Design and Construction, 1998-1999


  • High Performance Building Guidelines for New York City

    Consultant through a Senior Fellowship from the Design Trust for Public Space for the development of High Performance Building Guidelines for New York City


  • New York City OMB

    New York City OMB and US Cost.  Consultant for the environmental issues in the Value Engineering Charrette for the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, February 1998


  • Denver Courthouse

    Denver Courthouse Expansion, Denver, CO.  Retained by the General Services Administration to serve as consultant for first GSA green building standards development


  • National Zoo

    National Zoo, Washington, DC.  Charrette for water exhibit with James Wines, Ocean Arks and Living Technologies, 1997


  • Harvard University Graduate Housing

    Harvard University Graduate Housing, 888 Memorial Drive. LEED and Integrated Design Consulting, 2004


  • Harvard University Graduate Housing

    Harvard University Graduate Housing, Bank Street. LEED and Integrated Design Consulting, 2004


  • North Point

    North Point, Cambridge, MA, Integrated Design and LEED consultant for Phase 1, 300 units in two buildings and the Marketing Pavilion, June 2004 - 2005


  • Gloucester Housing

    Gloucester Housing, Boston Society of Architects Density Competition, Winner with Fox and Fowle Architects, NYC, 2003


  • The Residences for the Sisters of St Joseph

    The Residences for the Sisters of St Joseph, Boston, MA, Green design consulting for a 150,000 sf apartment building renovation, 2002 - 2003


  • Maverick Gardens

    Maverick Gardens, Boston, MA, green design charrette facilitation and consulting for the Boston Housing Authority and Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, 2002 - 2003


  • Water’s Edge

    Water’s Edge, Worcester County, MD, Environmental consulting - focusing on water quality issues and coastal bay habitat restoration in conjunction with a New Urbanist Community Plan, 2002 - 2003


  • Blair Park Apartments

    Blair Park Apartments, 79 units.  Low Rise and Mid Rise Apartments and Townhomes.  Green Design Program Manager. The purpose of this work is to manage the members of the design, construction and development team to realize the most effective and cost beneficial building. 2001-2004, LEED CERTIFIED


  • The Landings

    The Landings, Berlin, MD. 350-unit housing project on the inland side of the Bay across from Assateague National Seashore, a 165-acre site with 80 acres of developable land. Designed to offer minimal environmental impact and a level of regenerative design. October 2000.
     


  • Battery City Park Authority,

    Green Design Consultant, Donald Zucker Company, New York City.  Development of advanced green strategies and cost justification for a 240 unit apartment building for the Battery City Park Authority, March 2000


  • Fox Haven Retreat Center

    Fox Haven Retreat Center.  Architectural Design and Green Consulting for a privately funded 500-acre land restoration project and environmental education center.  1998-2001


  • Cambridge Park Place Apartments

    Cambridge Park Place Apartments, 311 units. High-rise building. Green Design Program Manager to Oaktree Green Development Corporation and Abbott Investments, LLC. The purpose of this work is to manage the members of the design, construction and development team to realize the most effective and cost beneficial building. 1999-2001
     


  • Juniper Partnership

    Jupiter Partnership.  Six Assisted Living Care Buildings.  LEED™ technical consultant to Housing and Building Technology, Herndon, VA.  1999


  • University of California Washington Center

    Green Systems and design peer reviewer for the University of California Washington Center, Dormitory, Offices and Conference Center, 1999


  • Oaktree Development

    Consultant to Oaktree Development, Cambridge, MA to facilitate and train the investment, design and construction team in whole-system design with the focus on greening three large scale housing projects. 1998-1999


  • Stapleton Redevelopment Association

    Stapleton Redevelopment Association.  Effort to turn the former Denver airport into a sustainable community.  Advisor for the process and programming phase of master planning effort.


  • Trans Gas Energy Facility

    Trans Gas Energy Facility, Brooklyn, NY, Green design and urban agriculture “skin” on a 1,500 MW combined cycle facility, 2002-2003


  • PG&E

    PG&E National Energy Group’s Athens NY Power Plant, Green Design and Process Consulting, March 2001


  • AES

    AES, Londonderry, NH. Design Consultant and Program Manager with Michael Singer, Inc to ‘green’ a new 720 MW co-generation power plant, help it reduce costs and develop synergies for the new Eco-Industrial Park where it is to be located. $3,000,000 in net present savings realized by demonstrating the effectiveness of natural water treatment technologies for the generation process. 1999-2000
     


  • Husky Injection Molding

    Husky Injection Molding.  Invited competition for an environmental approach to the development of 4,000,000 sf of manufacturing and office space in Milton, Vermont


  • Environmental Knowledge Base

    Environmental Knowledge Base.   One of the expert review consultants for the second version of this interactive green strategy tool funded by DOE, CREST, Environmental Building News and NYSERDA. 2000


  • British Columbia Building Corporation

    Consultant to the British Columbia Building Corporation, Victoria, BC to advise this Crown Corporation and present the process of integrated design to Project Managers. 1999-2000


  • Environmental Knowledge Base

    Environmental Knowledge Base.  Consultant.  This is a systems approach analyzing the multitude of issues of environmental design through whole systems analysis.


  • New York City

    New York City, Dept. of Design and Construction, 1998-1999


  • High Performance Building Guidelines for New York City

    Consultant through a Senior Fellowship from the Design Trust for Public Space for the development of High Performance Building Guidelines for New York City


  • US Green Building Council and the Department of Energy

    LEED Green Building Rating System implementation.  Consultant to the US Green Building Council and the Department of Energy for the evaluation and development of the business plan, the marketing plan and the training process.


  • Husky Injection Molding

    Consultant to Husky Injection Molding, Toronto, Ontario. Hired by this billion dollar corporation in 1997 to perform an overall environmental audit, education and recommendations for reducing Husky’s environmental footprint throughout the world. Resulted in the potential of $25 million in net present value savings. Production-process, green building, and site sustainability issues were considered.
     


  • Passive Solar Industries Council

    Consultant to the Passive Solar Industries Council and US Navy Facilities Engineering Command.  Condensing the Navy’s energy and environmental guidelines into a “Whole Systems Building Design Guideline.”


  • National Wildlife Federation

    National Wildlife Federation, Vienna, Virginia. July 1997. Organized their first “Community Habitat Forum.”


  • International Children’s Care

    International Children’s Care.  Master planning, building design and energy consulting for two orphanage communities in the Dominican Republic and Baja, Mexico