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Joseph Nagy, Registered Architect, LEED AP

Joseph Nagy is a systematic and tenacious advocate for sustainability that is a direct reflection of client values, aspirations and goals. He has more than forty years of collaborative design, planning, and construction project experience. For over fifteen years his work has focused on sustainability, Living Building Challenge, and LEED certification, including strategic consulting for institutional, business, commercial and nonprofit clients in how to leverage building construction projects to encourage organizational sustainability. His consulting on the Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes and the Frick Park Environmental Center is helping both projects achieve Living Building Challenge and LEED Platinum certifications. He has completed a broad range of LEED Certified projects including LEED Platinum Certifications for the Historic Roshek Building redevelopment and the Sota Construction Offices. He has worked with a range of local, national and international architecture firms. His project experience includes the first LEED Gold Student Center for the University of Vermont, a LEED Gold Architecture and Landscape Architecture School for Pennsylvania State University, LEED Gold and Silver university housing projects for Allen & O’Harra Developers, and a LEED Gold convent and high school renovation for the Felician Sisters. Joseph has a wealth of knowledge and experience in integrative design and is a skilled project facilitator. He encourages active dialogue among project team members to clarify client values, identify sustainability goals, recognize project opportunities and evaluate design options. His creative approach to optimizing sustainability within a project’s design, budget and schedule goals enables project teams to effectively make sustainable decisions throughout the project lifecycle. His projects have been recognized nationally and locally for sustainable design innovation and design excellence. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Carnegie Mellon University, is a registered architect and a LEED Accredited Professional.