2018 Spring Owners Leadership Conference | Omni William Penn | Pittsburgh, PA | May 9-11, 2018



Richard Piacentini, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Speaker Sessions:

Getting the Green Building You Want (Approved for 1 LU|HSW)

Speaker Bio:

Since 1994, Richard Piacentini has led the green transformation of Phipps, focusing on the intersection of the built and natural environments and human and ecological health. He constructed some of the greenest buildings in the world including the first to meet the Living Building Challenge, LEED Platinum, 4 Stars SITES and WELL Platinum certifications. He is a past chair of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), and American Public Garden Association (APGA), and received ILFI, USGBC, and APGA leadership awards. He is WELL AP certified.