News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Katie Weeks / ECOBUILDING pulse / September 13, 2013
Dennis Creech’s impressive track record of advocating for high-performance housing and energy efficiency at Southface won over the judges for The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. We recently sat down with Creech to chat about his approach to bringing together multiple players to advance sustainable housing, his perspective on the industry over the past 30 years, and what he plans to do with the $50,000 cash prize of The Hanley Award.Read More
The Hanley Foundation Salutes Edward Mazria and The 2030 Districts Summit, August 12-13, Pittsburgh, PA
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 8, 2013) —Hanley Wood, LLC and The Hanley Foundation today reaffirmed the foundation’s commitment to sustainability as it salutes Edward Mazria and his work with The 2030 Challenge. The 2009 winner of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing, Edward Mazria, FAIA, continues to be a leading voice in mobilizing the architecture and design community to respond to the threat of climate change, and used the $50,000 Hanley Award cash prize to develop targets for Architecture 2030Read More
Alex Hoyt / ECOBUILDINGpulse / August 7, 2013
From his work in architecture and solar design to his work founding Architecture 2030 and the 2030 Challenge, Edward Mazria, FAIA, has long been recognized as a leading voice in mobilizing the architecture and design community in repsonse to climate change. In recognition of his dedication to sustainability, in 2009, Mazria was named the inaugural winner of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. The award, which carries a $50,000 cash prize, recognizes extraordinary, lasting, and far-reaching contributions to the advancement of sustainable housing in theRead More
Jennifer Goodman / ECOBUILDING pulse / July 31, 2013
An outstanding advocate for high-performance housing, Southface founder Dennis Creech is the 2013 winner of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing and its $50,000 prize.
Dennis Creech is not your ordinary environmentalist. Over nearly four decades in the sustainability movement, he has evolved into a new brand of green champion: a savvy, science-driven professional known for bringing opponents into the fold instead of shutting them out.
He wears many hats, from organizer and energy advocate to educator, manager, and building scientist. His most importantRead More
Hanley Wood, LLC and The Hanley Foundation announced today that Dennis Creech, co-founder and executive director of Atlanta-based Southface, has been selected as the fourth recipient of The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership. The Hanley Award, presented to one recipient each year, is sponsored by The Hanley Foundation, ECOHOME, and BUILDER, and is dedicated to identifying and honoring individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary, lasting, and far-reaching contributions to sustainability, as well as encouraged the housing industry’s response to critical environmentalRead More