Discovery Elementary – Net Zero Energy
A portrait of a zero-energy school in Arlington, VA, produced for the U.S. Department of Energy in collaboration with BuildingGreen. Features school board, school facilities, architect, teachers and students insight into the benefits of a school that was built within budget and saves over $100,000 in energy costs per year.
Integrating Art Into Healthcare
Capital Health focused on integrating art into their LEED Gold hospital that included commissioning local artists in a range of media.
An early exploration of integrative design, showing the interaction of systems and the cost/benefit of reconciling systems interactions; used extensively in USGBC LEED AP. Commissioned by PA Department of Environmental Protection.
Performance By Design: Perspective and Practice
Produced in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute, this video demonstrates both the why and how of an integrative design process that leads to more cost-effective, higher performing buildings.
Pittsburgh – This Remarkable Place
Using the construction of the David Lawrence Convention Center as a metaphor, this video portrays the resilience and reinvention of Pittsburgh as a green city. Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Green Building Alliance, funded by the Heinz Endowments.
ReFarm: Place and Purpose
In production, the story of regenerative thinking and development. From a restaurant on a farm to a farm integrating development of place, fooding and community.
The Greening of Phipps
A conversation with Richard Piacentini, director of Phipps Conservancy, that looks at Phipps’ history of green building through the Center for Sustainable Landscapes’ pursuit of the Living Building Challenge.