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


Design vs. Draft: Unraveling What Exactly an Architect Does

Sometimes we get a call for work, and the potential client says, “I need someone to draft some plans”. We ...

CASA de Maryland Project Wins Preservation Maryland Award

Encore Sustainable Architects is delighted to share that the Belnord Theatre project conducted for client, CASA de Maryland, has won ...

100,000 Hours of Preservation Architecture

At the 1,400-year old Kongō Gumi temple building company in Japan, craftsmen learned a single skill, such as sawing or ...

Sustainability Affiliations & Partnerships