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

  • BuildingGreen, “Leveraging Thermal Comfort to Achieve High Performance” - December 14, 2018
  • Laboratory Equipment, “Getting to Zero—Taking Action on Carbon” - December 10, 2018
  • GreenRoofs, “Green Roofs and Regenerative Design” - November 1, 2018
  • Georgia Tech News Center, “Taking Shape: The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design” - April 18, 2018
  • Architect, “2017 Architect 50: Top 50 Firms in Sustainability” – November 9, 2017
  • Laboratory Design, “Equity and laboratory design” – September|October 2017
  • Building Design + Construction, “Top 130 Green Architecture Firms” – October 30, 2017
  • Living Building Chronicle, “Energy use at Georgia Tech Living Building measured down to a cup of coffee” – August 14, 2017
  • Engineering News-Record, “ENR 2017 Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms” – August 2017
  • Net Zero Buildings, “The Magic of Charrettes” – July 2017
  • The BuildingGreen Report, “Sustainable Design Literacy: A Foundation for Transformed Practice” – July 2017
  • American School & University, “Residence hall at Western Michigan University gets LEED Gold certification” – July 6, 2017
  • Sustainable Brands, “Are You JUST? The Benefits of Being a Practice-Centered Business” – June 16, 2017
  • High Performing Buildings, “Living Building at Georgia Tech: Proving that Beauty is More than Skin Deep” – June 2017
  • Laboratory Design, “University of Michigan Energy Institute’s Battery Lab, Ann Arbor, Mich.” – April 5, 2017
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, “New renderings of Town Branch Commons show trail, trees, bike paths” – March 28, 2017
  • Talking Stick, “Buildings That Teach: Steering toward greener living on campus” – March|April 2017
  • College Planning & Management, “The Living Building at Georgia Tech” – February 1, 2017
  • Architect, “The Top 50 Firms in Business, Sustainability, and Design” – September 7, 2016
  • Engineering News Record, “The 2016 Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms” – August 11, 2016
  • Revitalization News, “Agnes Scott College’s Green Renovation and Repurposing of 1951 Science Building” – June 15, 2016
  • 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
  • Architect, “The Architect 50: The Top 50 in Sustainability” – September 15, 2015
  • Metal Architecture, “2030 Challenge Update” – May 1, 2015
  • LinkedIn Green Business, “Green Workplace Features I'm Thankful For” – November 24, 2014



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

  • Living Future unConference, “Taking Action to Advance Social Equity in the Workplace,” Portland, OR, May 2018
  • Living Future unConference, “Repurposing Salvaged Materials,” Portland, OR, May 2018
  • I2SL, “Festivus for the Rest-of-Us: What Can We All Learn from Living Building Challenge Strategies,” Boston, MA, October 2017
  • ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference, “Net-Positive Energy Performance in the Southeast through an Integrative Design Process,” Atlanta, GA, September 2017
  • Energy Exchange 2017, “WELL Buildings and the Living Building Challenge,” Tampa, FL, August 2017
  • Living Future unConference, “The Living Building at Georgia Tech: Making Collaborative Decisions to Meet the Challenge,” Seattle, WA, May 2017
  • 2017 Greenroofs & Walls of the World Virtual Summit, “Why Green Roofs – an Architect’s Perspective,” online, March 2017
  • GreenPrints Conference, “Corporate Transparency: The Road to JUST,” and “Journey to Transparency,” Atlanta, GA, March 2017
  • Great Lakes Association of College and University Housing Officers Conference, “Building Community: The New “Pod Style” Student Housing Complex at Western Michigan University,” Cincinnati, OH, November 2016
  • 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
  • AIA National Convention, “Work Life Balance: Oxymoron, Juggling Act, or Opportunity for Change,” Atlanta, GA, May 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



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

Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building Rehabilitation - LEED Gold

Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building Rehabilitation - LEED Gold

Atlanta, GA

Western Heights Residence Hall Complex - LEED Gold

Western Heights Residence Hall Complex - LEED Gold

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI