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The City of Portland, Oregon

Sustainability at Work

Providing free tools and expertise to achieve your goals

Phone: 503-823-7037


Richard Brown Architect, AIA

[Pending re-certification]


logoRichard Brown Architect, AIA has completed projects for a wide range of clients: religious organizations, colleges, K-12 schools, government agencies as well as private sector companies and numerous residential clients. They advocate incorporating elements of sustainability in all their projects: alternative materials, land conservation, daylighting, solar systems, rainwater collection, natural ventilation and high-efficiency envelopes. With some projects they pursue LEED or LEED-equivalent status while for others they incorporate, best-practice sustainable design.


Gold Certification

  • RB/A encourages all employees to attend sustainability-related trainings and events
  • RB/A adheres to an office purchasing policy, which promotes materials that are recyclable, made of recycled content, and reduce waste
  • RB/A uses ceiling fans and natural ventilation to cool their office
  • RB/A offers 100% subsidized Tri-Met passes, sheltered bicycle parking, and Zipcar memberships

RBA office


239 NW 13th Ave, Rm 305, Portland, OR 97209