Sustainable architecture, seeks to minimize the negative impact of a building on the environment by increasing efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and space while connecting people to their natural surroundings.
Sustainable design practices have greatly influenced our projects since the early 1980’s. Utilizing simple straight forward design principals we have achieved building designs that have a lower impact on the environment and save the owner in maintenance and operating costs throughout the lifecycle of the building.
These simple straight forward design principals include building orientation, daylighting, and energy efficiency have been the foundation of our approach to sustainable design.
Lederach Architecture understands the interrelationships of building systems and materials. Working closely together with Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing system designers we seek to optimize all elements of the design through complete building integration resulting in a cost effective high performance environmentally conscience buildings. We have a proven history of successful, innovative building designs that demonstrate the success of our sustainable design principles that respond to individual site and client characteristics and personal requirements to create built environments that engage and enrich lives.
“Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.”(Definition by USGBC)