Our Challenge is to do more with less and to think beyond the pieces of the present to the wholeness of the future. Through smart growth, green architecture, and sustainable design, we endeavor to achieve nothing less than a revolution of values, with an emerging force to create better markets, while forever changing how we measure success.
Our Commitment to sustainability, by way of design, will respond to and interact with the built and unbuilt environments. We see this commitment as a co-dependent relationship that must be respected and nurtured.
Our Passionis to enhance experiences, and elevate and maintain balanced, efficient, and high-performance relationships between people, places, and the overall community.
Institute, encourage, and guide sustainable programs that enhance environmental, social, and economic health.
Utilize renewable and recycled materials, including grey water for irrigation, and other non-potable uses.
Reduce energy demand associated with lighting, heating, ventilation, cooling, and other electronic devices, including solar responsive orientation and material detailing.
Demonstrate the integration and implementation of the best-of-the-best techniques that are beneficial to the future.
Shorten daily vehicular trips by way of walkable proximities, along with other alternatives such as shared vehicles.
Facilitate continuously updated information on the use of all things green and sustainable for all building types.
Devise new forms of settlement patterns with appropriate conditions for 21st century living.
Recycle, reuse, reduce, and re-invest in communities.