Blog - Sustainability

Feeling Good in the Neighborhood: Healthy Urban Affordable Living

Sterling | Downtown is a 107 unit, affordable, multifamily housing community in Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Located blocks from the heart of downtown, near a future bus rapid transit station, and several parks, Sterling | Downtown is a community enhanced by walkability, safety and security features, and driven to meet the health and wellness needs of the community’s residents.

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D/P/S Sustainability Action Plan

Read our Sustainability Action Plan and how we're working towards the goal of carbon-neutral buildings as set forth by AIA 2030.

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UNM Domenici Center for Health Science Education Opens Final Wing and Celebrates LEED Gold

The University of New Mexico has opened its third and final phase of the Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education, the culmination of over 17 years of strategic planning.

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Kayenta Health Center Awarded LEED Gold Building Certification

Kayenta Health Center, operated by Indian Health Service (IHS), has been awarded LEED Gold from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Net-Zero Buildings: A Look at Energy Efficiency and Building Performance

D/P/S's Building Performance Analysis Team explains how to apply sustainable practices early in design to optimize building performance and work towards AIA 2030's net-zero energy goals.

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A Focus On Wellness

Learn about the WELL Building Standard and our developing understanding of how the indoor environment affects people.

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D/P/S Reaches 50 LEED Projects

Dekker/Perich/Sabatini has been designing sustainable buildings for decades, and this year we're celebrating our 50th LEED certified project -- Fort Lewis College Sitter Family Hall!

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Can We Meet AIA 2030 Goals?

D/P/S signed the AIA 2030 Commitment one year ago. How far have we come and how much farther do architecture firms have to go to achieve carbon neutral buildings by 2030?

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Street Trees: Designing an Urban Streetscape for Albuquerque Rapid Transit

Being a tree in a busy urban streetscape is a tough job. The expectations are high and the restrictions are many. For the new trees along the Albuquerque Rapid Transit line, designing a healthy streetscape meant transforming a tangle of utilities and concrete into green infrastructure.

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Lana Idriss on Making a Lush Xeriscape for the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine

Landscape designer Lana Idriss explains how BCOM achieved a lush xeriscape with a vibrant plant and material palette.

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