Our Approach to Sustainability


At Taylor Design, where our mission is ‘design that empowers people,’ we recognize the impact of architectural solutions that reduce waste and contribute to a healthier environment for all.

Our Approach to Sustainability


At Taylor Design, where our mission is ‘design that empowers people,’ we recognize the impact of architectural solutions that reduce waste and contribute to a healthier environment for all.

Our firm proudly supports

the AIA 2030 Commitment

Strategy-based Design


Our strategy-based approach to design incorporates human-centered research, Lean methodology and environmental responsibility, so we’re always striving to improve solutions for the built environment that positively impact the health and safety of end users.

For projects large and small, across all markets and levels of complexity, we seek opportunities with clients to integrate sustainable principles. By setting goals in a collaborative manner at the outset – with respect to energy, water, materials, site selection and more – and leveraging 3-D building models and experiential technologies, like VR – we’re better equipped to run efficient projects, developing, iterating and refining effective design concepts earlier in the process.

Strategy-based Design


Our strategy-based approach to design incorporates human-centered research, Lean methodology and environmental responsibility, so we’re always striving to improve solutions for the built environment that positively impact the health and safety of end users.

For projects large and small, across all markets and levels of complexity, we seek opportunities with clients to integrate sustainable principles. By setting goals in a collaborative manner at the outset – with respect to energy, water, materials, site selection and more – and leveraging 3-D building models and experiential technologies, like VR – we’re better equipped to run efficient projects, developing, iterating and refining effective design concepts earlier in the process.

Sustainability Support


– Environmentally-conscious project integration, from planning to implementation
– LEED strategy and documentation
– Opportunity-finding and analysis, such as building orientation, space utilization, operational improvement, and aesthetic enhancement

Sustainability Support


– Environmentally-conscious project integration, from planning to implementation
– LEED strategy and documentation
– Opportunity-finding and analysis, such as building orientation, space utilization, operational improvement, and aesthetic enhancement

Our Culture


Taylor Design also supports a corporate culture of sustainability, through wellness programs, professional development and office initiatives, which empowers staff to make a positive impact on projects and beyond.

Our Culture


Taylor Design also supports a corporate culture of sustainability, through wellness programs, professional development and office initiatives, which empowers staff to make a positive impact on projects and beyond.

Our Experience


LEED Certified projects include:

 

  • San Mateo Health System Administration Building – Targeting LEED Silver and Zero Net Energy
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center Campus – LEED-NC for Healthcare under a LEED Master Site
  • Don Knabe Wellness Center at Rancho Los Amigos – LEED Gold
  • Rancho Los Amigos Outpatient Building/Jaquelin Perry Institute Expansion – LEED Silver
  • Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center Warehouse – LEED Silver
  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Outpatient Center – Targeting LEED Silver for Healthcare
  • Kaiser Permanente Market Street Medical Office Building – LEED Silver
  • Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices – LEED Gold, Targeting Zero Net Energy
  • UCSF ACC 5 Heart & Vascular Renovation – LEED Certified
  • UCSF ACC2 – Targeting LEED Certification
  • Hoag Hospital Irvine Renovation – LEED C.I. Silver
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Public Health – LEED Gold
  • SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Building 41 – LEED Gold

 

 

Sustainability design awards include:

 

  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center – 2019 Sustainable Real Estate Award, Los Angeles Business Council & Mexico Association of Real Estate Developers (ADI)
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center – Winner 2017 US Green Building Council Los Angeles – Sustainable Innovation Award, Health & Wellbeing
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center – Winner 2017 US Green Building Council Los Angeles – Sustainable Innovation Award, Social Equity
  • Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices – Winner 2016 Modern Healthcare Environmentally Friendly Award

 

 

Our Experience


LEED Certified projects include:

  • San Mateo Health System Administration Building – Targeting LEED Silver and Zero Net Energy
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center Campus – LEED-NC for Healthcare under a LEED Master Site
  • Don Knabe Wellness Center at Rancho Los Amigos – LEED Gold
  • Rancho Los Amigos Outpatient Building/Jaquelin Perry Institute Expansion – LEED Silver
  • Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center Warehouse – LEED Silver
  • UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Outpatient Center – Targeting LEED Silver for Healthcare
  • Kaiser Permanente Market Street Medical Office Building – LEED Silver
  • Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices – LEED Gold, Targeting Zero Net Energy
  • UCSF ACC 5 Heart & Vascular Renovation – LEED Certified
  • UCSF MSB 7&8 – Targeting LEED Certification
  • UCSF ACC2 – Targeting LEED Certification
  • Hoag Hospital Irvine Renovation – LEED C.I. Silver
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Public Health – LEED Gold
  • SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Building 41 – LEED Gold

Sustainability design awards include:

  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center – 2019 Sustainable Real Estate Award, Los Angeles Business Council & Mexico Association of Real Estate Developers (ADI)
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center – Winner 2017 US Green Building Council Los Angeles – Sustainable Innovation Award, Health & Wellbeing
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center – Winner 2017 US Green Building Council Los Angeles – Sustainable Innovation Award, Social Equity
  • Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices – Winner 2016 Modern Healthcare Environmentally Friendly Award