understanding and ongoing research in support of specific solutions
Sustainability is central to the history of design
innovation at RATCLIFF
, where sensitivity to the environment has always guided
design. Our efforts extend beyond the traditional boundaries of architecture to
encompass the total environmental impact of our clients' organizations, all
inputs and outflows, in order to define and understand the nature of the
relationship between the enterprise and the environment. This analysis,
sustainability planning, provides the basis for long term implementation
strategies that delineate a clear pathway to a sustainable future.
Our approach to, green architecture is informed by this
larger vision of sustainability, leading us to new solutions and architectural
expression that is premised on environmental synergy. This is an architecture
that is pioneering, in keeping with the legacy of the firm.
This drive is manifested through several sustainability initiatives undertaken by RATCLIFF over the years: