03 Sustainable Design

Sustainability (n.) The capacity to endure.  The quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.

Atelier3 design understands that the world is becoming more aware of the global connection and the consequences or benefits of making responsible decisions, especially when it comes to utilizing natural resources and creating healthy living environments. Hence our philosophy at Atelier 3 is to promote and implement energy efficient and sustainable principles in all of our designs.  Sustainable design approaches may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.  Site Selection
2.  Site Design and Management Strategies
3.  Alternative Transportation
4.  Storm water Management Strategies
5.  Energy Efficiency Strategies
6.  Building Life Cycle strategies
7.  Water Efficiency Strategies