Architecture that seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings through improved efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, development space and the ecosystem at large.
Sustainable Architecture Services
While the types of sustainable architecture design styles vary widely, most projects are either contemporary new architectural structures or historical renovations of existing buildings. Graves Design Group offers LEED certified expertise and practices sustainability in all of our architect design projects, using environmentally-conscious design techniques. In the broad context, we seek to minimize the negative environmental impact of design and development of our buildings and their long term operating/maintenance costs by enhancing the efficiency of systems, maximizing the use of environmentally friendly building materials, designing for green space where possible, and other techniques.
Sustainable Design is an evolving approach that is complex and dynamic, requiring continuous training and education in the field. We enter a design project with key issues to address and measure them against the project’s program requirements, focusing on coming together with a responsible solution. Our Pittsburgh based architectural firm has expertise in architectural, engineering and interior design; Graves Design Group exercises sustainability in order to put you and your future building at its optimal environmental goal.