Raleigh, NC, April 16, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Robbie Ferris, president and CEO of SFL + a Architects, has announced that Charles Brown, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the firm as principal and director of sustainable design. In this position, Brown will take a lead role in implementing green techniques and strategies for the firm’s expanding high performance and sustainable design practice. An active member within the U.S. Green Building Council, Brown will provide the firm additional expertise utilizing environmentally friendly, sustainable, green design principals.
Prior to joining SFL + a Architects, Brown led the Raleigh architectural firm of Brown Architecture, Inc. Under his guidance, the firm received a number of awards in recognition of its continuing contributions to sustainable design, including the Sir Walter Raleigh Community Appearance Award in 2005, the Raleigh Neighborhood Appearance Award in 2004 and the North Carolina Sustainability Award in 2002. A native of Wilmington, N.C., and a graduate of North Carolina State University, Brown resides in Raleigh.
“SFL + a Architects is proud to announce the addition of Charles Brown as principal and director of sustainable design,” said Ferris. “His expertise in sustainable, green design principals will strengthen our firm’s commitment to our core values, which we summarize as ‘big picture thinking.’”
About SFL + a Architects:
SFL + a Architects is a firm designed to provide state-of-the-art architectural solutions to educational institutions. Created in 1982, the company has emerged as one of the most highly regarded architectural firms in the Southeast, offering expert services in architectural planning, design, construction, land planning and interior design. The company is based out of Fayetteville, North Carolina, with branch offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. The sister company of SFL + a Architects is FirstFloor K-12 Solutions, LLC, a North Carolina development company pioneering public-private partnerships to develop educational facilities. The company is comprised of talented professionals, each possessing 15-20 years of experience in banking, finance, construction and property management. For more information, visit http://www.sfla.biz.
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