Environment

Designers from all industry sectors have the opportunity through everyday choices to become environmental stewards taking shared responsibility for our industries impact on the healthy, safety and welfare of projects and the triple bottom line – people, planet, and prosperity.

Through environmentally responsible design and manufacturing, lifecycle assessment and objectives, conservation and recycling of materials and products, and specification of non-toxic product content, designers can protect natural resources; minimize or eliminate polluting our land, air and water; and consume energy and water efficiently during the extraction of raw materials, production, transportation, use and maintenance of products, and plan for the end of a product's life through the lens of responsible reuse, repurposing, recycling and disposal.

Featured Case Studies

Founding Farmers Restaurant