"Human industry has been in full swing for little over a century, yet it has brought about a decline in almost every ecosystem on the planet. Nature doesn't have a design problem. People do."
- William McDonough, Cradle to Cradle
Balancing architectural achievement with environmental sustainability has become the benchmark of successful architecture firms in the 21st century, where no other industry has such a profound impact on the planet, or is primed to make such a historical reduction in our ever-growing carbon footprint.
Liza Crespo Ecotecture is leading the industry toward a greener, more sustainable future. From development to completion, LCE's team expertly navigates each stage of your space's evolution. Whether a building or residence, open space or interior, each project is personally designed and overseen by Design Director Liza Crespo. At LCE, we believe that architectural sustainability goes far beyond choosing eco-friendly building materials or construction processes. It also means maintaining sustainability of action, consciousness, and attention. When our firm begins a new endeavor, that project has the benefit of all available resources, including the expertise of every partner in the firm.
Every design created by Liza Crespo Ecotecture is a collaborative partnering with you, the client. We work with you to create customized design solutions that are sustainable, innovative, and on the cutting-edge of environmental technology. Our midsize firm approaches each design individually, taking into account the natural environment of the site, geography and topography of the surrounding community, the palette of materials that will best complement the construction process, and a design progression founded in sustainable excellence.
Our responsibility to you, the client, is to assist and oversee every aspect of your venture, from the nuanced choice of construction materials, to the successful delivery of a project that meets your goals and exceeds your expectations. We strive to move beyond traditional sustainability practices, taking into consideration the use of natural ventilation, solar energy, repurposed and found construction materials, and unexpected green spaces. A passionate discipline allows us to evaluate your project based on its' life cycle cost analysis and long term environmental impact. Liza Crespo Ecotecture is your guide to the greener paths of the future.