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The Sustainable Design Blog

For the love of beauty, functionality, and the planet Earth

Grenfell Apartment Tower- Putting Cost Before Safety: Lessons and Loss

Drawing Parallels between the Civil Rights & Sustainability Movements

Net Zero Energy: how Sustainable Design is Changing Your Future

How to Get Your Energy Efficient building With new Light bulbs

Net Zero Building Design is Going to be the Standard Sooner than Later

Does the Cost of Solar energy outweigh the benefits?

17 Powerful Quotes about Sustainability & Loving Our Planet

How we're going to meet the 2030 challenge

Why Would I Need NEED a Green Building Consultant?

How this year's presidential election may impact climate change

More Green Building Materials You Probably Don't Know About

How to Pitch a Green Commercial Building Design to Your Board

How to Choose a Solar Power System for your home or business

How do I select a good general contractor?

Must have construction material made from recyclables

How The USGBC just cranked up the Green in Florida

sUSTAINABILITY EXTENDS BEYOND DESIGN

4 green home Design ideas for the florida sunshine

10 ways to tell green architecture firms apart from the rif-raff

Construction cost vs Project cost

How Building a Green Home Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

How to incorporate embodied energy into your green building designs

Elevate your green Architectural Design Concept with Biophilia

How to Choose the right contractor for your green Home Design project

How to save yourself (not your planet) with sustainable home design

Why the 21st conference of parties is so important for Sustainability

Why Choose A Green Roofing System?

A First & last: Floating LEED Certified Building

Trends In Sustainable Architecture For 2015

Sustainable Residential Design Considerations for Florida

Why Green Building Is Flourishing

Lessons Learned From OUR LEED For Home Charrette

Managing A Successful LEED Charrette

Certified Green Buildings Or Just Building Better

Three Tiers for Green Renovations

Alternative water technology at the LEED seeking Cancer Support Community

Design challenge: Creating a facility that symbolizes Hope

Sarasota Green Building Exemplifies Sustainable Design

CSA Green Building – A Model for Sustainable Design

Sustainable Buildings - Certification Makes A Difference

Are your products within 500 miles of your LEED project?

Climate Change: From A LEED Accredited Architect's View

How To Build A LEED Certified Home (Part 2)

How To Build A LEED Certified Home

Evaluating the USA - China Climate Change Deal

Is Your Green Building “Expert” in the LEED?

Insights from Deepak Chopra at Greenbuild 2014

Platinum Scoring in LEED - Energy Efficiency the Swedish Way

Marketing and Sustainability: Tools + Tips

Building Green Business Doesn’t Stop At The Building

The Industrial Revolution and Renewable Energy

Green Building Renewal: A Closer Look at CSA

Green Building Renewal: A Historic Building is Reborn

How To Implement A Design Charrette

LEED Accredited Architect In Florida

Why Sustainable Design Works For The Bottom Line

CSA Architect Jedd Heap, AIA, LEED AP Interviewed in SRQ Magazine

CSA Designed Apostolic Church breaks ground in Estero, FL

TB Rays' hire CSA/PRA to develop Interior Design & Sustainability Guidelines

Carlson Studio's project featured on cover of TECTUM's 2013 Catalog!

LEANNA’S WAY OFFERS A PATH OF INSPIRATION

Carlson Studio Project featured in Washington DC exhibit

Jedd Heap, AIA has been appointed to the national AIA’s Young Architect’s Forum (YAF) Regional Director

Michael Carlson, AIA selected to Chair Sarasota Housing Authority

Carlson Studio Architecture announces strategic alliance

Cottonwood Cove earns LEED Gold certification!

Sally & Sam Shapiro Babies & Children's Medical Center Breaks Ground

Carlson Studio selected to design the Glasser-Schoenbaum Children's Clinic

Sun N Fun Featured in SRQ Magazine

Press Release: Michael Carlson Appointed Chair of Sarasota Housing Authority

Press Release: Carlson Studio Architecture Receives USGBC Outstanding LEED for Commercial Interiors Award

Sarasota Military Academy breaks ground on a new Classroom Building

LEED Gold 'Sun N Fun' featured on the Cover of Modern Steel Construction

Two Carlson Studio projects win USGBC Gulfcoast chapter awards!

Local AIA chapter features CSA's Sun N Fun project at annual meeting

PINK DRINKS: Green Drinks goes PINK for Breast Cancer Awareness

Carlson Studio to be featured on the cover of Enviromental Desgin + Construction Magazine

Cancer Support Community Building Hope wins FLASLA Landscape award

Michael Carlson elected Chair of the USGBC Florida/Caribbean Region

HAPPY EARTH DAY!

Carlson Studio and Sarasota County highlighted as local leaders in sustainability by the AIA

Sun N Fun Lifestyle Wellness Center, new Landmark!

Michael Carlson discusses Green Building with Sarasota's "City Business"

Sun N Fun's "Green" Lifestyle Wellness Center on SNN6

KASHI'S "BY THE RIVER" SHARES THEIR SUCCESS

CSA and PSH Healthcare Consultant join forces to design Hospice projects

Case study of Learning Gate Community School is being featured on the USGBC website

Carlson Studio Architecture Wins 3 Awards At US Green Building Council LEEDership Awards

CSA's Lakewood Ranch Plastic Surgery, featured on ABC 7' Green Living Segment

City of Sarasota's Palm Avenue Garage Wins Award from ENR Southeast

Green Build 2011: day 3, Thursday

Green Build 2011 Day

Green Build 2011 day 1

Florida Trend asks Michael Carlson, Why we build green?

Sarasota Magazine deams Cancer Support Community "Instant Landmark"

Carlson Studio Architecture’s Jedd W. Heap Earns Florida License

CSA's Lakewood Ranch Plastic Surgery, featured in Shaw's "Design Is" brochure

Cancer Support Community 'strikes gold'

Carlson Studio Architecture Designs World’s 1st Floating Green Building on Nevada’s Lake Mohav

National Park Service goes green while replacing damaged structures

Cancer Support Community Achieves LEED Gold Designation from U.S. Green Building Council

FIRST IN THE WORLD: LEED-REGISTERED FLOATING GREEN BUILDING PROJECT TO BE DEDICATED

CSA's Cancer Support Community named a Sustainable Florida "2011 BEST PRACTICE AWARDS" Finalist

Michael Carlson elected to the Regional Council of the U.S. Green Building Council

Michael Carlson to speak at USF 3rd Annual Environmental Economics Policy Forum

Sun N Fun RV Resort Breaks Ground on their New Indoor Pool Project.

CSA Intern Speaks to House Appropriations Committee to Opposes Interior Designer Deregulation

Carlson Studio is proud to announce the Ground Breaking of our next LEED seeking project!

Suncoast School for Innovative Studies opens the doors to their newly renovated school!

Carlson Studio Architecture Celebrates it's 15 year Anniversary!

JOIN US FOR A TOUR OF THE CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY

NEW VIDEOS ABOUT THE COTTONWOOD COVE PROJECT IN NEVADA

NEW ANIMATION FOR CSA'S UPCOMMING GREEN INDOOR POOL PROJECT

LAKEWOOD RANCH PLASTIC SURGERY & FAMILY MEDICINE EARN LEED CERTIFICATION

Cancer Support Community: a place to heal

City of Sarasota gets bullied by Florida Power & Light

ABC 7 covers the Cancer Support Community's Grand Opening

Support system: The Cancer Support Community's new building

Sarasota Green Architect Joins Sarasota Housing Authority

Public Housing Project Experiences Green Rebirth

Cancer Support Community to Open

The Cancer Support Community given the nod of COOL new building

KASHI'S "BY THE RIVER" WINS NEW MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY AWARD

Michael Carlson has been appointed to the Sarasota Housing Authority Board of Directors

Carlson Studio Garners “Most Outstanding LEED for Homes” Honor

Bridge of Hope: LWR structure symbolizes support for families fighting cancer

Students Learn “Real Life” Environmental Lessons in Green Classrooms

LEED seeking Cottonwood Cove project starts to take shape

LEED Platinum School Adds Solar Panels

The state of School design today: A case for Green design

ABC 7 Living Green - Suncoast bank goes green

Congratulations to The Wellness Community of SW Florida's CEO, Jay Lockaby

Carlson Studio Architecture & Eco-Consulting is the only firm in the region to have six projects successfully achieve LEED Certification.

LEED Platinum School to be featured at the National Charter Schools Conference

Gulfcoast Business Review Features Gateway Bank's LEED certified project

Learning Gate Community School 1st Florida School to achieve LEED for Schools Platinum Certification

Carlson Studio Design Choosen for National Case Study

Tampa Bay Business Journal lists LWR Plastic Surgery as "COOL" Office

Operation Soothing: LWR Plastic Surgery's Green Office in Maddux

Carlson Studio Architecture has been asked present their body of work to the Tampa Bay AIA Chapter

Michael Carlson to speak at USF about Green Building

Gateway Bank Is First LEED Certified Bank in Sarasota

Carlson Studio signs on to design the Treasure Coast Animal Hospital project

Rothenbach Park Wins an Environmental Sustainability for Engineering Excellence from the AAEE

The Wellness Community's Construction Featured on ABC 7 News' Living Green Segment

The Wellness Community of SW Florida Goes Vertical!

Kashi's "By the River" holds grand opening

Michael Carlson, AIA, LEED AP Earns USGBC Leadership Award

Revolutionary Building Technology to Create Nation’s First Green Floating Building

Funding Green Buildings: A 1-Day Workshop

Kashi By the River, Video of the nearly completed project

Kashi By the River Video Tour of Construction

ASID Designer Resource Show, November 5th

THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY OF SW FLORIDA BEGINS CONSTRUCTION

Learning Gate Community School is finalist for "Governor's Serve to Preserve: Green Schools Awards"

Greening your House, HGTV 2009 Green Home features applied your home

Michael Carlson Presents the HGTV 2009 Green Home at Selby Gardens

Residents of Janie's Garden Open their Community Center

Learning Gate Community School wins award from the USGBC

Congratulations to the Winners of the HGTV 2009 Green Home!

Janie's Garden Residents Cut the Ribbon to Open the Community Center

Building the HGTV Green home featured in Residential Design & Build

Michael Carlson interviewed in Sarasota Magazine

Faith Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall Featured in Herald-Tribune

Carlson Studio's HGTV House Featured in Florida Green Building Publication

LEED Registered Project Featured at Global Design Forum

Carlson Studio's Jedd Heap Wins State AIA Award

CSA's Rothenbach Pavilion featured in PBSJ film about the park and its creation

Building of Ranch cancer support facility delayed, Bradenton Herald

HGTV Green Home 2009 Earns EPA’s Indoor AirPlus and Energy Star Labels

CARLSON STUDIO ARCHITECTURE OFFICES LISTED AS "COOL SPACE" BY TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL

CARLSON STUDIO'S HGTV GREEN HOME FEATURED IN THE MADDUX BUSINESS REPORT

CARLSON STUDIO'S HGTV 2009 GREEN HOME GETS MORE PRESS RECOGNITION

CARLSON STUDIO ECO CONSULTING FEATURED ON LOCAL NEWS

COTTONWOOD COVE MARINA PROJECT FEATURED IN BOATING INDUSTRY.COM

MICHAEL CARLSON TO SPEAK AT THE GREEN WORLD CAFE

HGTV Green Home Architect to Address Treasure Coast AIA

MICHAEL CARLSON, AIA, LEED AP on "Pulse of the Planet, with Vicki Chelf"

CSA'S HGTV GREEN HOME FEATURED IN REGIONAL MEDIA

CARLSON STUDIO'S LAKEWOOD RANCH PLASTIC SURGERY OFFICE DESIGN FEATURED IN LWR LIFE MAGAZINE

NEW SARASOTA BRANCH OF THE USGBC OPENS

CARLSON STUDIO ARCHITECTURE WINS GREEN BUSINESS AWARD FROM BIZ 941

SARASOTA MILITARY ACADEMY CONSTRUCTS NEW BUILDING DESIGNED BY CARLSON STUDIO ARCHITECTURE - SRQ MAGAZINE

ARCHITECTS DESIGN SUSTAINABLE DOGHOUSE - TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL

CSA NAMED A FINALIST FOR THE 2008 BEST PRACTICE AWARD FROM SUSTAINABLE FLORIDA

CARLSON STUDIO ARCHITECTURE AND BEAUTIFUL PONDS RECEIVE SARASOTA AUDUBON SOCIETY'S ENVIRONMENTAL BUSINESS AWARD

TO BE OR NOT TO BE GREEN - TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL

CARLSON STUDIO ARCHITECTURE CELEBRATES TEN YEARS OF SUSTAINABLE DESIGN BY UPPING THE GREEN ANTE

GREEN RENOVATION - SARASOTA DOWNTOWN AND BEYOND

GREEN LIGHT - BIZ 941

CARLSON STUDIO ARCHITECTURE IS AWARDED THE "2007 THINK GREEN AWARD" FROM THE SARASOTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

LOCAL ARCHITECT PRESENTS AWARD-WINNING DESIGN AT STATE CONFERENCE

CARLSON STUDIO ARCHITECTURE ATTENDS NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR INNOVATIVE GREEN BUILDING DESIGN

SARASOTA ARCHITECT TAKES GREEN DESIGN MESSAGE NATIONAL

MICHAEL CARLSON-DESIGNED OFFICE COMPLEX EARNS LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION

CARLSON NAMED TO MAGAZINE'S "HOT LIST"

CSA DESIGN FEATURED IN NATIONAL GUIDE FOR OFFICE BUILDING DESIGN

CARLSON ATTENDS USGBC LEADERSHIP RETREAT

CSA WINS SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE MERIT AWARD

CSA TAKES 2002 FAIA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

CELEBRATING SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH DESIGN

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