July 1, 2010
WRT and David Rouse in the Environmental Business Journal
Principal David Rouse appeared in the April 2010 issue (Volume XXIII, Number 4) of the Environmental Business Journal, which focused on green planning. David was quoted in an article about WRT's approach to sustainability and planning entitled "For Wallace Roberts Todd, It's Less a Matter of Selling 'Green' than Engaging Client Values."
June 23, 2010
LEED-ND Pilot Project Wins First Place APA San Diego Award
Quarry Falls, a proposed mixed-use development in San Diego's Mission Valley, won first place in the APA San Diego "Innovation in Green Community Planning" category, because of its participation in the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) pilot program, in which Quarry Falls received a Gold rating. The APA award recognized how the project's LEED-ND submittal advanced green community planning.
June 23, 2010
Two WRT Projects Will Test Sustainable Landscape Rating System
The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) has selected two WRT projects-the Germantown Academy Outdoor Education and Athletics Area Redevelopment and the Continental Bridge Redesign-as two of the first landscapes to participate in a program testing the nation's first rating system for green landscape design, construction, and maintenance.
June 21, 2010
Hunters View Receives LEED-ND Silver Rating
WRT's Hunters View project received a LEED-ND (Neighborhood Development) Silver rating from the US Green Building Council, joining the firm's ever-growing list of LEED certified work.
June 18, 2010
Housing Projects Win MARC NAHRO Outstanding Achievement Awards
The Barbara Place Terrace development in Jersey City, NJ and Garfield Court in Long Branch, NJ were recently awarded Outstanding Achievement Awards by the Middle Atlantic Regional Council of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (MARC NAHRO).
June 10, 2010
WRT Selected for Temple Station TOD Project
The partnership of Asociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha (APM) and prominent New York developer Jonathan Rose Companies has selected WRT to provide architectural services for the Temple Station Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) project in Philadelphia, PA. APM is a Latino-based, non-profit organization that supports economic and community development in order to improve quality of life in the Philadelphia area.