This year’s nominees are at the roots of green building, sustainable housing, and community development and serve to enrich and deepen the significance of The Hanley Award.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 3, 2010
Hanley Wood LLC and EcoHome magazine, in partnership with The Hanley Foundation, announce the official nominees for The 2010 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. The award honors individuals who have made extraordinary, lasting, and far-reaching contributions to the advancement of sustainable housing in the United States. The award recipient will receive $50,000—the largest award in the industry recognizing contributions to environmental building. Last year’s recipient was Edward Mazria, founder of the non-profit Architecture 2030. This year’s award will be presented at the USGBC Hanley Award Dinner, Nov. 17, during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Chicago.
“This year’s nominees are at the roots of green building, sustainable housing, and community development,” says EcoHome editor in chief Rick Schwolsky, “and serve to enrich and deepen the significance of The Hanley Award.”
Twelve national industry leaders were named as candidates by a diverse nomination committee, based on their deep, long-standing, and influential commitments to sustainability, and significant and lasting contributions to the widespread implementation of environmental building concepts, techniques, and innovations in advancing sustainable housing in the United States. The 2010 nominees include pioneering home builders, architects, developers, researchers, building scientists, policy advisers, non-profit and affordable housing innovators, educators, and renowned green building authors.
The 2010 Hanley Award Official Nominees:
David Baker, FAIA, LEED AP
Principal/Founder, David Baker + Partners, Architects
Executive Director, Southface Energy Institute
Regenerative Ventures, WorldBuild Consulting
Robert Hammon, PhD
Make It Right Foundation
New Orleans, LA
Principal, William McDonough + Partners
Principal, GreenCraft Builders LLC
Peter Pfeiffer, FAIA
Principal, Barley & Pfeiffer Architects
Founder, Executive Editor, BuildingGreen LLC
Steven Winter, FAIA
President, Steven Winter Associates
Executive Director, Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
The Hanley Award recipient will be the featured cover story in the November issue of EcoHome magazine, along with full coverage on EcoHome’s Web site, ecohomemagazine.com. The Hanley Award will be presented in collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council at the USGBC Hanley Award Dinner in November during the USGBC’s annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Chicago.
About The Hanley Foundation
The Hanley Foundation supports people and programs working to improve education, health care, the environment and housing, as well as a variety of humanitarian issues. The Foundation was created in 1999 in Washington, D.C., by Michael J. Hanley, co-founder and retired Chairman of Hanley Wood, LLC.
About The U.S. Green Building Council
The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
With a community comprising 80 local affiliates, more than 18,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 160,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product from 2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students. http://www.usgbc.org
About The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
The U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo convenes the industry’s largest gathering of representatives from all sectors of the green building movement. Three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor and ample networking events provide unrivaled opportunities to learn about the latest technological innovations, explore new products, and exchange ideas with other professionals. Greenbuild is the three time recipient of IMEX Green Meetings Award and the 2010 show will be held on Nov. 17-19, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois. This past year’s conference in Phoenix, Ariz. drew more than 27,000 attendees and featured more than 1,800 exhibit booths. Visit http://www.greenbuildexpo.org for more information.
EcoHome is the green building professional’s first choice for information on innovative green products and sustainable building techniques. Its award-winning editorial content dispels the confusion residential construction pros experience in selecting green products and navigating complex standards, while applying the latest sustainable building practices. Visit http://www.ecohomemagazine.com for more information.
About Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media and information company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich market data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America’s leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood Business Media (Washington, D.C.), publishes 30 award-winning residential and commercial construction titles, including BUILDER, REMODELING, ARCHITECT, residential architect and EcoHome. Hanley Wood Business Media also offers the construction industry’s foremost collection of Web sites, including BUILDER, REMODELING and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through ePlans.com and Dream Home Source.
Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is one of the 10 largest B-to-B media companies in the United States. Hanley Wood is owned by affiliates of JPMorgan Partners, which uses CCMP Capital Advisors to manage this investment. Visit http://www.hanleywood.com for more information.