Bob has established expertise in bringing good design and sustainable practices together in buildings that respect nature, enhance place, and exhibit the craft of construction. He has more than 20 years of project experience with a focus on sustainability issues ranging from land preservation advocacy to sustainable urban design.
Bob is a partner with Lake|Flato Architects and is also the firm’s sustainability leader. He is a LEED accredited professional and founding director of the USGBC Balcones Chapter in Central Texas. He is actively involved in a number of sustainable design and environmental organizations—he currently serves on the National USGBC Board of Directors, representing the South Central Region.
The World Birding Center Headquarters in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas was honored by the American Institute of Architects’s Committee on the Environment for their 2006 Top Ten Green Projects as well as an AIA National Honor Award in 2007. This project for Texas Parks & Wildlife demonstrates Bob’s commitment to and achievement in sustainable design.