Recognition

Publications

Lord Aeck Sargent is recognized internationally for our high-performance, green building design expertise. Our projects and approach to sustainable design are frequently published.

  • Resilient Design Institute, "Guest Blog: India Needs Community-Scale Approaches to Building Resilience and Reliability" - April 22, 2016
  • Building Design + Construction, "New Lord Aeck Sargent office space earns LEED Platinum” – December 1, 2015
  • Georgia Trend, "Sustainable Georgia: Sustainable Surprise” – October 2015
  • Architect, “The Architect 50: The Top 50 in Sustainability” – September 15, 2015
  • Metal Architecture, “2030 Challenge Update” – May 1, 2015
  • LinkedIn Pulse, “LEED v4: A Deeper Dive Into Green Building” – February 22, 2015
  • LinkedIn Green Business, “Green Workplace Features I'm Thankful For” – November 24, 2014
  • Building Operating Management, FacilitiesNet, “GSA Rehabilitates Historic King Federal Building in Atlanta” – October 2012
  • Building Operating Management, FacilitiesNet, “Green Strategies in A Historic Preservation Project: King Federal Building in Atlanta” – October 2012
  • EcoBuilding Pulse, “Multifamily Project Offers Affordable, Sustainable Living” – December 3, 2012

 

Presentations

Our green building experts are sought after presenters at regional, national and international green building conferences.

  • TUFF Summit, "Leveraging a Green Revolving Fund in Pursuit of Climate Neutrality," Atlanta, GA, June 2016
  • Georgia Association of Physical Plant Administrators (GAPPA) Annual Meeting, "Living Building at Georgia Tech," May 2016
  • Living Future unConference, "The Ideas Competition for the First Living Building at Georgia Tech: What We Learned," Seattle, WA, May 2016
  • U.S. Green Building Council Georgia, “A Unique Confluence of Net-Zero, LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge Pursuits,” Atlanta, GA, August 2015
  • Michigan Association of Physical Plant Administrators Conference, “Sustainability: LEED Certification in Higher Education Renovation/Addition and Campus Contexts,” Petoskey, MI, July 2015
  • TUFF Educational Facilities Best Practices Summit, "Latest Green Technologies and Living Buildings," Atlanta, GA, November 2014
  • AIA+2030 Huron Valley Sessions, “Session X: Putting It All Together: Achieving 2030 Goals On The Project and At The Office,” Plymouth Township, MI, June 2014
  • I2SL, “Sustainable Strategies for Complex Laboratories in a Challenging Climate: USTAR Case Study Part 2, Verification of Actual Daylighting as Compared to the BIM Simulation,” Minneapolis, MN, September 2013
  • Labs21, “Net Zero In Spite of Hurricanes and Humidity,” San Jose, CA, October 2012
  • Living Futures Unconference, “Comprehensive Climate Analysis and Site Analysis Combined with Integrative Programming to Achieve a Net-Zero Laboratory,” Portland, OR, May 2012
  • Greening of the Campus IX: Building Pedagogy, “Recycling Campus Legacy Buildings: How to Transform Outdated, Inefficient Campus Liabilities Into New, Green Learning Assets,” Muncie, IN, March 2012
  • 2011 Educational Facilities Best Practices Summit, “Harnessing LEED for Existing Buildings to Green Campus Operations: Lessons Learned at Western Michigan University,” Atlanta, GA, September 2011

 

Awards

We are proud of the green building accolades our firm and projects continue to garner year after year.

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

  • Excellence in Sustainable Rehabilitation, Agnes Scott College, Campbell Hall Rehabilitation, 2015
  • Excellence in Sustainable Rehabilitation, Georgia College & State University, Ennis Hall Rehabilitation, 2015

University System of Georgia

  • Sustainability Award - Historic Preservation, Georgia Institute of Technology, Chapin Building, 2015
  • Sustainability Award - Historic Preservation, Georgia College & State University, Ennis Hall, 2014

Associated General Contractors of America – Georgia Chapter

  • Build Georgia Award, First Place in Best Sustainable Building Practices, Vernon S. Broyles Jr. Leadership Center, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2012
  • Build Georgia Award, First Place in Best Sustainable Building Practices Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building, 2011
  • Build Georgia Award, First Place in Best Sustainable Building Practices, New Graduate Student Residence Hall, Columbia Theological Seminary, 2010

AIA Atlanta, COTE Showcase Winners for Greenprints Conference

  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Hinman Building Rehabilitation, 2012
  • Columbia Theological Seminary Leadership Center, 2012
  • Hardman Farm Restoration, 2011
  • Grand Bay NERR, 2011
  • Martin Luther King Jr Federal Building Rehabilitation, 2011

U.S. Department of Energy

  • Federal Energy and Water Management Award - Sustainable Design/High Performance Buildings Category, Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center, 2009
Susan Turner, AIA, LEED AP

Susan Turner, AIA, LEED AP

Principal

Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building

Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building

Atlanta, GA