Richard Piacentini

Richard Piacentini

Richard Piacentini

Since 1994, Richard Piacentini has led the green transformation of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, including construction for the Center for Sustainable Landscapes, the only building in the world to meet: the Living Building Challenge, LEED Platinum, WELL Platinum, and 4 Stars Sustainable SITES certifications. Piacentini is interested in the important connection between people and plants, particularly as it relates to human and environmental health. He has received numerous professional honors, including ILFI and USGBC leadership awards.