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SAN LUIS SUSTAINABILITY GROUP IS A DESIGN FIRM WHICH SPECIALIZES IN GREEN ARCHITECTURE AND SUSTAINABLE PLANNING. SINCE 1976, WE HAVE BEEN RESPONSIBLE FOR INNOVATIVE PROJECTS AS SHOWN BELOW.
MASTER
PLANNING
DESIGN OF
COMPLEXES
INDIVIDUAL
BUILDINGS
SUSTAINABILITY
CONSULTANTS

Eagle-Oak Ranch
Master plan for a 700 acre ecologically oriented ranch.

Morro Bay Marine Ecology Center
Master plan for the Morro Bay State Parks as a center for the teaching of marine ecology.

Las Manzanitas
Plan for a 49 unit moderate income housing development in Greenfield, Ca.

Eagle-Oak Ranch HQ
Barn, outbuildings, and Main House for Eagle Oak Ranch

Unity Church, S.L.O., Ca.
Design for the transformation of a supermarket into a church and school complex.

Wolken Environmental Center for Hidden villa
Office building and Conference Center in Los Altos Hills, Ca.

Passive Solar Buildings
We have designed over 225 passive solar buildings, of which over 200 have been constructed

Sustainability Consulting for new inner city school in Berkeley, Ca

California State University at Monterey Bay
Sustainability consultants for the Master Plan for the conversion of Ft. Ord to the Calif. State Univ. at Monterey Bay

Pavex Laboratory & Office Building
Aromas, Ca.

Dharma Drum University
Sustainability Consultants for this new Buddhist university in Taiwan

California's first permited strawbale building
RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS AWARDS

Roof Pond Prototype
Research involving the construction and testing of the first passive solar building in California.

Passive Solar Handbook for California
This handbook for Calif. greatly affected the acceptance of solar architecture in the state.

Sustainable Materials
Design of the first permitted straw bale building in California.

Editors
Straw Bale Detail Book for Calif. Straw Bale Assoc. (CASBA)

Resource Integration
Design of first permitted interior marsh for integrated wastewater treatment in Calif.

Chapter 3: Natural Air Conditioning
In Alternative Construction edited by Elizabeth and Adams, John Wiley & Sons, 2000

Theory
Fractal Architecture-Design for Sustainability by Ken Haggard and Polly Cooper 2006

 

Secondary Dwelling Unit Design Competition Award
San Luis Obispo County
2007

Pollution Prevention Award
San Luis Obispo county Air Pollution Control District
2006

Passive Pioneer Award
American Solar Energy Society
1996

First Place
AIA/UIA International Competition for the Design of sustainable Communities
1994

Best Paper Award
International Solar Energy Society (ISES), Denver, Co.
1991

Award of Merit
California Energy Efficient Office Building Competition for a 250,000 sq. ft. state office building in Sacramento
1978

Eagle Oak Ranch Wolken Education Center at Hidden Villa

Natural Bridges
Concept Plan for a 285,000 sq. ft. mixed-use office, residential, and commercial complex in Santa Cruz, Ca.

Tierra Nueva Cohousing Community
Master plan for a 27 unit Cohousing community in Oceano, Ca.

Camp Ocean Pines
Master plan and facilities design for this camp in Cambria, Ca.

University of Washington at Everett
Concept Plan for a satellite campus at Everett, Washington.

Wolken Environmental Center for Hidden villa
Facilitators for landscape plan, Los Altos Hills, Ca.

Congregation Beth David Sanctuary, Social Hall, Administration & Education Facilities San Luis Obispo, Ca.

Tierra Nueva Cohousing Community
27 units, common house, and supporting facilities

Trout Farm Complex
Mixed use residential, office, and research facilities

Irony Works
A complex of artist studios and residences on a very sensitive site on the Big Sur coast

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Education building, Auditorium, and Office facilities SLO, Ca.

Congregation Beth David Synagogue San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden Education Center Passive Solar Residence

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