Colin Rohlfing, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Director, Sustainable Development
Colin works directly with design teams to capitalize on proven and high performance opportunities, helping to infuse new thinking about human and environmental health. He has extensive experience guiding sustainable design integration in diverse projects and is passionate about facilitating the marriage of performance and aesthetics, believing both are necessary for a project’s success. His projects include tenant fit-outs, individual building designs, building retrofits, campuses, real estate portfolios, design guidelines, sustainable assessments, climate action planning, sustainability planning, corporate responsibility reporting and city master plans.
Colin promotes quality design efforts in all of our markets worldwide, providing consulting and thought leadership to enhance core services. He is also driving the development of our new Health and Wellness tool that measures the financial impacts of wellness design strategies, which allows a design team to show payback value for wellness strategies.
Over the past 12 years, Colin has held various design and leadership roles, as well as being actively involved with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE), Biomimicry Guild and the International Living Future Institute. He is an active speaker, and he has been recognized on Building Design + Construction magazine’s and Design Futures Council’s “40 Under 40” lists and Engineering News-Record magazine’s “20 Under 40” list. He has received a USGBC Illinois Natural Leader Award, among others.