sustainable home design

    Atlanta Architect, Builder Designs Home to Make Every Day Earth Day

    As we prepare to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2020) while sheltering in place from COVID-19 (coronavirus), Jones Pierce Studios Project Delivery Director Frank Wickstead has designed and is in the process of building a sustainable home for his family, believing every day should be Earth Day. Wickstead’s sustainable home, designed for his fiancé and their blended[...]

    Frank Wickstead Georgia Tech Professor

    Frank Wickstead Provides Hands-On Experience to Georgia Tech Students

    Jones Pierce Studios Project Delivery Director Frank Wickstead shares his 20 years of expertise as an architect and building performance consultant to his classroom in the Kendeda Building at Georgia Tech as a Serve-Learn-Sustain (SLS) adjunct professor. In this capacity, Wickstead works with a group of highly intelligent individuals who will become the next generation of home builders. Classes taught in[...]

    SK Collaborative Created to “Make Buildings Better”

    After working together on many projects together, including building certification and writing, Seville Consulting and the Kruger Sustainability Group have merged together to create SK Collaborative, LLC, a firm specializing in making buildings better. The new firm will provide consulting and green certification services for single- and multi-family residences, as well as code compliance inspections, curriculum development, technical writing, training and[...]

    Green Building Council to Host Sustainable Building and Design Event

    Interested in the latest sustainable building and design trends and information? Join the Green Building Council of the Greater Atlanta HBA and the Atlanta Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for an educational event presented by Steve Mouzon on Tuesday, June 12 at the Southface Energy Institute (241 Pine Street NE, Atlanta 30308). The education event on June 12 will[...]

    Atlanta HBA Launches a Green Building Council

    Finally, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association has fully embraced the green building trend by creating a Green Building Council, which will hold its first meeting on Sept. 24 in conjunction with the HBA’s Fall General Membership Meeting. Well, it's not fair to call green building a trend, because that would imply that it will one day fade away. Instead,[...]