Sustainable Design

At Lawrence Group, our favorite color is green.

We have the opportunity to be a leader in sustainability not only through our services for the built environment but also through our everyday actions and how we interact with the environment. Our “Green Team” is led by David Ohlemeyer, founding principal and our first LEED Accredited Professional, and includes employees from each office in multiple disciplines. Its mission is to promote sustainable practices among our employees and partners and to implement strategies that will benefit the environment. For a full copy of our Sustainability Polices and Guidelines, click here.

Lawrence Group participates in community activities such as urban gardening and Park(ing) Day and we encourage the use of public transportation and have implemented a "Bike to work" program. In 2012, Lawrence Group was awarded a merit award by the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association for dramatically improving our sustainable business practices.

Lawrence Group has over 20 LEED Accredited Professionals and has designed several LEED certified projects, including our corporate headquarters, the first historic building in Missouri to receive LEED Silver certification. Representative LEED certified projects include:

  • University of Texas at Austin Belo Center for New Media
  • Jordan Valley Community Health Center
  • PeopleFund Center for Economic Opportunity
  • Northwest Recreation Center
  • Cupples Station Building One
  • North Central Community Health Center
  • Davidson College Admissions Building

In addition, Lawrence Group designed the Clayton Police Headquarters which contains the largest non-utility owned solar panel in Missouri.