green design in Marin, Sonoma and beyond

Consulting  –  Selected Projects

Residential – California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico,

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and New York


Commercial and Civic

The Cottage Inn, Sonoma

Congregation Shir Hadash, Los Gatos, Santa Clara County

Easy Automotive, San Rafael, Marin County

Jagla Machinery, San Rafael, Marin County

Wildlife Corridor planning for south San Jose (through De Anza College)

Herbal Studies Center, Popayan, Colombia

Monterey County SPCA, Marina, Monterey County  (9)

Big Sur Land Trust, Glen Devin Ranch, Big Sur, Monterey County  (9)

Hartnell College, Salinas  (9)

Mixed use retail center, Millbrae, San Mateo County

Offices for organic foods company, Sacramento Valley  (8)

Redwood National and State Parks, Maintenance Center, Crescent City  (3)

Natural burial cemetery planning, northern California  (8)

US Mint Restoration and Museum, San Francisco  (3)

Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco  (3)

Yosemite National Park, Visitor Center renovation, LEED evaluation workshop  (3)

Orinda City Hall LEED evaluation workshop, Alameda County  (3)

Berea College, Berea, Kentucky  (3)

Harford Community College, Campus Sustainability Planning, Harford, Maryland  (3,9)

Marin County Green Building Checklist evaluations  (3) (Pioneering Green Building in Marin)

Marin County Community Development, Green Building Training Series  (3)

Mills College, emergency on-site planning and design after Loma Prieta earthquake  (6)

Anthropometrics Heart Clinic, Cherry Hill, New Jersey  (7)

NASA Solar Demonstration Project review team, New Jersey valve factory  (7)



Firm credit legend –  where Dave was contracted for the work or did the work as an employee.

(3)            Van der Ryn Architects

(6)            EHDD Architects

(7)            Malcolm Wells Architect

(8)            Ecological Design Institute

(9)            Green Fuse Energy Company


Much of our green architect, green consulting and green building work is in

Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, Napa, Contra Costa in the San Francisco Bay Area

With specialized work in San Rafael, Mill Valley, Tiburon, Belvedere, Sausalito, West Marin,

Pt. Reyes, Stinson Beach, Muir Beach, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Kent, Woodlands, Larkspur, San Anselmo, Fairfax, Lagunitas,

Woodacre and Novato.

Sonoma County work focuses on Petaluma, Sonoma, Santa Rosa, Glen Ellen, Guerneville, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Cotati.

East Bay focus is Berkeley, Richmond, Albany, El Cerrito, Oakland, Alameda.

Peninsula / Santa Clara and San Mateo work has focused on San Jose, Cupertino, Palo Alto,

Menlo Park, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Saratoga, Los Gatos, San Mateo, Burlingame, Woodside,

Portola Valley, San Carlos, Hillsborough, Pacifica, Half Moon Bay

The Northern California focus has been Mendicino, Sea Ranch, Fort Bragg, Eureka, Redding, Sacramento.

The southern focus has been Santa Cruz, Monterey and Carmel.

Sierra and East Sierra focus has been Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Yosemite, Mammoth, Bishop, Reno.

Mountain region focus has been resilient, offgrid approaches for Nevada County,

Eldorado, Shasta, Douglas, Washoe, Mono, Inyo.




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