RTKL, the global architecture, planning and design firm, announced that Lance Hosey AIA, LEED AP, author and recognized authority on green architecture and design, joined RTKL as Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President. Hosey, whose latest book, The Shape of Green: Aesthetics, Ecology and Design (Island Press, 2012), sets forth clear principles for the aesthetics of sustainable design, will direct RTKL’s strategic initiative in Performance-driven Design SM, a metric-focused approach to architecture, planning and urban design.
Hosey joins RTKL after serving as president & CEO of GreenBlue, a non-profit company dedicated to sustainable innovation in design and production. Prior to that, Hosey was a director with William McDonough + Partners, a pioneer of sustainable design, where he worked with clients such as Google, NASA, Palm, and SC Johnson. +