What We’re Thinking : sustainability

Building Cooperation with the San Francisco 2030 District

Stan Lew | ,

California ended 2015 in a historic drought, despite the arrival of El Nino. The December Convention on Climate Change in Paris highlighted rising greenhouse gas emissions. And it seems commonplace when we hear about another environmental affront in some part […]

6 Ways to Make Your Workplace Greener: Sustainability Case Studies, Part 2

Karen Letteney | , ,

A question we often hear from our clients is, “How can we make our workplace as energy efficient and sustainable as possible?” In part one of this two-part blog, RMW looked at how a large commercial office campus approached this […]

As Green As Can Be: Workplace Sustainability Case Studies, Part I

Patrick Todd | Stephanie Silkwood | , ,

A question we often hear from our clients is, “How can we make our workplace as energy efficient and sustainable as possible?” In this two-part Think blog, RMW architecture & interiors takes a look at two recently completed projects that […]

Sustainable Laboratory Design: LBNL’s First LEED Platinum Lab

Stan Lew | , ,

When the first researchers moved into Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Building 74 in 1962, it was a fraction of the size it is today. It grew through six different increments through the 1990s. Each addition to the building was funded […]

Greening the Workplace

Steve Stenton | ,

Sustainability has come a long way. Today, tenants in the Bay Area expect Class A office buildings to achieve some level of LEED® certification. Actually, just being LEED Certified has become kind of déclassé; LEED Silver is generally considered the […]