Local Government Officials: Stay Focused and Persistent As You Work To Achieve Sustainability Targets

For cities and counties striving to their communities more sustainable, architect Nate Thomas, AIA offers simple advice: “Inaction is worse than action. Keep the big picture in mind, but don’t forget the details.” Thomas serves as project manager and director of sustainability at The Architectural Team (TAT), a master planning, architecture and interior design firm based in Chelsea, Mass., that works on highly sustainable initiatives and projects nationwide.

About The Architectural Team

For 45 years, the architecture, masterplanning and interior design firm, The Architectural Team, Inc. (TAT), has been recognized for its thought leadership, diverse portfolio of acclaimed design solutions and creating lasting transformation in the communities they serve. The 90-person firm has earned more than 100 awards for design excellence across a broad range of building types and programs; including: new construction of large-scale urban mixed use developments, multifamily, commercial, waterfront and hospitality developments, assisted and senior living facilities, and community centers. TAT also holds a national reputation in the areas of historic preservation, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse that has transformed neighborhoods across the United States, artfully restoring and reimagining neglected buildings for new uses while simultaneously preserving history. For more information, please visit www.architecturalteam.com.

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