Bob is a founding principal of BNIM, which was recently awarded the 2011 AIA Firm Award. Over the course of his 45 year career, Bob’s contributions to the industry have transformed the architectural practice. He is the founding chairman of the American Institute of Architects’ National Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE) and was also instrumental in the formation of the US Green Building Council and its LEED rating system. Bob’s work as an architect and thought leader in sustainable methodologies continue to increase the national and global momentum towards triple bottom line solutions in our built environments.
Bob has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including a highly-regarded Heinz Award in 2009 from Theresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation for his leadership and commitment to the environment.