Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine January 2012

 

Bob Berkebile: Shaping the Future of Sustainable Design

Bob Berkebile, one of the founders of LEED, is one of three design pioneers whose ideas have stood the test of time: going from revolutionary to mainstream.

It would be impossible to speak of sustainable architecture in the United States without acknowledging Bob Berkebile. The principal of the architecture firm BNIM has been at the forefront of dragging the profession into environmental consciousness, putting in place the basic policies that architects work with today. Berkebile was involved in the founding of the U.S. Green Building Council and…