Sustainable and Historic Building Projects

We believe that good design is holistic and can be sustainable from top to bottom. We offer numerous services to cater to new, existing, and historic structures.

  • LEED
  • Energy Star
  • Green Globes
  • Passive House
  • National Green Building Standards (NGBS)
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Think Historic Can’t Be Sustainable?
Think Again!

Incorporating historic preservation and LEED Certification into the design process can be cumbersome when trying to coordinate multiple consultants.

Fortunately, our staff contains architects, preservationists, and LEED APs who are able to navigate the process to get your project completed quickly and efficiently.

Encore Sustainable Design Venn Diagram

Improving Building Efficiency and

Green and sustainable energy options

LEED Certification

Building upgrades and benchmarking

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Resources & News


Sustainable Design: From Concept to Rendering to 3D in One Week

Encore Sustainable Architects is no novice at quick turns on envisioning plans for an adaptation of an existing building, or ...

Maryland Historical Trust Honors Project with Excellence in Commercial/Institutional Rehabilitation Award

As part of Preservation Month (May 2022), the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) presented awards for noteworthy accomplishments in the preservation ...

Panel Discussion: Restoring Community: Preservation as an Economic Driver

Encore Sustainable Architects Ward Bucher moderated a panel at the 2022 Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Annual Conference. The theme ...

Sustainability Affiliations & Partnerships