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New York Real Estate Journal | Setting Sustainability Goals is the Key to Success

Setting Sustainability Goals is the Key to Success

Denise Thompson, February 24, 2015 Download PDF
Sustainable design works best when it is integrated with all other project goals from the start.
 
Whether you are looking for a development site, planning a new building, or renovating an existing one, it is important to utilize your design professionals as advocates in pursuit of sustainability goals.
 
Sometimes it is hard to know when to have the conversation around the table. As architects, we want to be our client's trusted advisor, but at the onset of a project, it can be hard to bring up topics that may not be on the table. With large programs, small budgets and tight timelines, the sustainability discussion often gets put on the back burner.
 
In order to have a successful project, we must challenge each other to implement the
highest standards possible in all aspects of design, including sustainability.
 
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