Press & Awards
Sometimes our work speaks for itself and sometimes we do the talking. Either way, we enjoy being part of the conversation. For press inquiries, email Jenn Rezeli.
‘Being Thorough is Being Sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op Story
Generocity interviews two board members about their experiences designing and building the South Philly Food Co-op.
The Grass Building in Maryland is as Green as its Surroundings
Re:Vision’s Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Environmental Center is featured in gb&d magazine.
Featured Project on AIA’s National Website
Re:Vision’s Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Environmental Center is a featured project on AIA.org
Living Building Challenge Case Study on ILFI’s Website
Check out Re:Vision’s Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Environmental Center project on the International Living Future Institute’s website. The case study walks you through all the Petals for a successful Living Building Challenge Certified project.
Philadelphia joins other cities in fighting climate change through the 2030 Districts project
The 2017 Best for the World Honorees
When we were first Best for the World 2014 (reflecting top 10% of B Corporations for different impact categories), we were one of dozens. Now, we are one of 846. While the standards have been improving, so have the number of businesses rising to meet them. It feels good to continue to be in outstanding company(s).
South Philly Food Co-op Is One Step Closer to Opening
Re:Vision is designing South Philly Food Co-op’s brick and mortar store.
South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center wins Award
The South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center was awarded the Willard G. “Bill” Rouse Award for Excellence by the Urban Land Institute. Re:Vision was the LEED Sustainability Consultant.
Mt. Airy USA’s Project of the Year
Learn more about Mt. Airy USA’s Project of the Year, 520 Carpenter, from developer Bancroft Green. Having the opportunity to support clients who have a mission that goes deeper than the bottom line is the best part of our work.
Hard Hat Tour: The Bridge
Re:Vision is designing United by Blue’s Philadelphia flagship retail store and café that will be located in The Bridge at 205 Race Street – the first high-rise apartment building in the city to obtain LEED Gold certification.
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE CHEF: Chabaa Thai is Back!
Re:Vision’s Chabaa Thai and Binto Market renovation project is featured on manayunk.com
How Affordable Housing is Driving Passive House Design
Re:Vision’s Fishtown Passive House is featured in an article in Architect Magazine talking about the grassroots efforts in Philadelphia, led by our friend Tim McDonald, that is starting a nationwide trend.
PECO’s LEED Initiative Wins 2016 DVGBC Groundbreaker Project Award
Re:Vision spent 7 years working with PECO and their initiative to transform more than 14.8 million square feet of PECO’s facilities into LEED-EBOM Silver and Gold certified buildings.
B Corps are Best for the World
B Corp’s 2016 Best for the World list is out and Re:Vision scored in the top 10% of B Corps for Environmental Impact. It’s always an honor to be recognized on B Corp’s Best for the World (also 2014 + 2012 Best for Overall Impact) and to be a member of a global community demonstrating comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards
Cool Offices: JLL
Re:Vision’s Jones Lang LaSalle Philadelphia Headquarters project is featured in Philadelphia Business Journal.
Study Vets Materials for Entire Wall Assemblies
Re:Vision’s study, Thinking in Assemblies – Using Wall Sections to Make Better Material Choices, is highlighted in a news brief by BuildingGreen.com
Queen Village home honors the crosstown Schuylkill
Re:Vision Architecture’s Weccacoe Flats, LEED Platinum certified homes are featured on www.philly.com.
Strawberry Mansion’s secret lake reborn as a kid paradise
Did you know there was a secret lake in North Philadelphia? We had a vague recollection and when the National Audubon Society and Outward Bound came to us for sustainability support for their Discovery Center, we were excited that an abandoned reservoir that was once open to the public will be again a place for respite and recreation within the city. Ground breaking is slated to start in 2016. www.philly.com.
‘Passive house’ in Fishtown saves owners on energy
Re:Vision Architecture’s Passive House Certified home is featured on www.philly.com.
Sustainable Energy Fund Awards Net Zero Energy Contract to Re:Vision
The Sustainable Energy Fund, a non profit that helps energy users overcome financial and educational barriers to sustainability, has selected Re:Vision Architecture for a Feasibility Study and Concept Design of a commercially viable net-zero building. The project will be presented at SEF’s Energy Path Conference in July.
How to Succeed with the Living Building Challenge: 12 Teams Share Tips
Re:Vision’s Scott Kelly and Chris Lee, both ILFI Collaborative Facilitators, discuss critical project team expectations about the Living Building Challenge process in this lengthy How To article.
Re:Vision’s Michelle Robinson is Selected as U.S. Green Building Council 2014 LEED Fellow
Michelle is among 48 of LEED Fellows that were selected by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2014 for their exceptional contributions to the green building community as well as for their significant achievements among LEED Professionals.
2014 LEED Fellows Announced
Re:Vision Offers International Passive House Services
Mike Cronomiz has completed extensive training and passed the exam to become an International Passive House Designer.
Learn more about Passive House
Chester County Residence WINS!
The National Society of American Registered Architects presented the Chester County Residence project with a Design Award of Honor. Locally, the project also received a design award from The Pennsylvania Council of the Society of American Registered Architects.
Jones Lang LaSalle also WINS!
The Pennsylvania Council of the Society of American Registered Architects presented the Jones Lang LaSalle Philadelphia Headquarters project with a design award.
Award Winning Website
The redesign of our website was way overdue and needed a fresh look to keep up with all the great stuff we have been doing. We collaborated with i-site, a kick-ass design firm in Old City. Not only did they design a cool, functional website that we love but its also winning awards. Rock on!
2014 Webmarketing Awards, Best Architecture Website
2014 Interactive Media Awards, Best in Class Architecture/Interior Design
Plan for Energy-Conscious Condos in Mount Airy
Re:Vision Architecture is working with Bancroft Green, LLC on a green renovation of a former Mount Airy warehouse.
philly.com, August 24, 2014
Camden Friends Meeting a Finalist for DVGBC Groundbreaker Award
Camden has been selected among one of six finalists for the Delaware Valley Green Building Council’s Groundbreaker Award. Three awards will be announced at the DVGBC Annual Meeting on September 18th.
Re:Vision Designing Headquarters for Synergis, a global Autodesk partner
Synergis talks about their experience with Re:Vision and Revit in the design-build process for their new headquarters.
Taking Green Architecture to New Levels
Alex Vondeling sits down with Truth Atlas to talk about Green Architecture.
turthatlas.com, March 2014
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America
Once again Re:Vision Architecture is one of B Corp’s BEST for the World 2014 (also in 2012) and featured in entrepreneur.com.
Entrepreneur.com, March 2014
Honoring 10 Queen B’s
Corporate Knights magazine features our very own Jennifer Rezeli, Managing Partner.
Corporate Knights, January 31, 2014
Eye Candy: 8 Stunning Philadelphia Restaurants
Re:Vision Architecture worked with Yanako’s owner, Moon Krapugthong, to design this multi-sensory Japanese restaurant and sushi bar in Manayunk
Zagat, September 2, 2013
Philly’s Smartest Office
Re:Vision Architecture’s LEED Platinum Jones Lang LaSalle Headquarters is featured in Green Building & Design magazine.
Green Building & Design magazine, Nov-Dec 2013
2013 IES Illuminations Award for lighting design
LAM Partners (Lighting Designer) and Re:Vision Architecture (architect) are awarded IES Illuminations Award for lighting design for the Jones Lang LaSalle Philadelphia Headquarters project.
How Philadelphia is Taking Sustainable Housing Seriously
Re:Vision contributes to making Philadelphia the Greenest City in America.
Keystoneedge.com, June 20, 2013
Take a Free Seat in the Street
Re:Vision Architecture’s Manayunk Parklet is featured on NBC10 News.
May 13, 2013
LOOK UP: Pennsylvania’s 5 Coolest Buildings
Re:Vision Architecture’s LEED Platinum Aerzen US Headquarters is named one of 5 coolest buildings by Keystone Edge.
Keystoneedge.com, March 7, 2013
Grid Alive: September 20, 2012
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gridphilly.com, October, 2012
Green and Growing
Jennifer Rezeli, SED ’07 graduate from Temple University is a featured alumi in the Temple Review magazine.
Temple Review, Winter 2012
Scott Kelly named LEED Fellow Class of 2012
Mariposa Food Co-op’s restoration of the Belmont Trust Company Building receives a 2012 Grand Jury Prize from the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia!
Re:Vision worked with the Design Collaborative to complete initial planning for this project which included a green design charrette. Design concepts for this green retail space was borrowed from Re:Vision’s Greening Grocers report prepared for the Food Trust.
Re:Vision Architecture recognized as “BEST for the World” by B Corp
2012 Excellence in Modular Home Design Award
The National Association of Home Builders presents Simplex Homes (modular builder) and Re:Vision Architecture (architect) with the Excellence in Modular Home Design Award for the Bancroft Green project.
2012 Grand Jury Prize
The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia presents Re:Vision Architecture with the Grand Jury Prize for preservation/renovation of Mariposa Food Co-op.
2011 40 Under 40 Award
Jennifer Rezeli, Managing Partner, is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s 40 Under 40 Awards which honors the next generation of environmental leaders.
A Natural Build
Re:Vision Architecture is the featured cover story for GRID Magazine.
GRID magazine, November 2011
GRID magazine, November 2011
2011 Indoor Environmental Quality Award
Green Building Association of Central PA awards Pennswood Village and Re:Vision Architecture (sustainable consultants) the Indoor Environmental Quality Award.
Re:Vision Architecture is nominated for most promising Social Entrepreneur of 2011 by Bloomberg Business News
Bloomberg Business News, May 2011
2011 Zero Net Energy Award
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association awards Camden Friends Meeting House and Social Hall and Re:Vision Architecture with the Zero New Energy Award.
More than 100 People turn out to help Lancaster County Conservancy plan ‘Urban Forest Center’
Re:vision Architecture facilitated a multi-day charrette for Lancaster County Conservancy’s Urban Forest Center project.
October 25, 2011
Re:Vision Architecture Merges Historic Quaker House with Net Zero Annex
Inhabitat.com, April 13, 2011
Green is Gorgeous Architecture
Re:Vision Architecture’s Chester County Residence project is the cover story for MainLine Magazine.
MainLine Magazine, Spring 2011
Penn State to Host DOE’s Next Energy Innovation Hub
Re:Vision Architecture designs for the Energy Innovation Hub
BuildingGreen.com, October 5, 2010
2010 Best New Green Project in the Northeast
Real Estate and Construction Review announces Camden Friends Meeting House and Social Hall as one of the Best New Green Projects in the Northeast.
2010 Preservation Award of the Year
Friends of Old Dover awards Camden Friends Meeting House and Social Hall and Re:Vision Architecture with the Preservation Award of the Year.
2010 Honor Design Excellence Award
Pennsylvania Council of Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) awards Berks County Community Foundation Center and Re:Vision Architecture with the Honor Design Excellence Award.
Kitchens You’ll Covet: Eco-Modern
Philadelphia Magazine, October 2010
2010 Community Design Award
AIA Philadelphia presents the Connelly House project, BWA Architecture (architect) and Re:Vision Architecture (sustainability consultant) with their Community Design Award.
2010 Dream Home of the Year – Best Infill Project
Habitation Magazine names Springfield Green the Dream Home of the Year – Best Infill Project.
PECO Takes the LEED in Green Building Certification
Environmental Digest, June 7, 2010
2010 – 13th Annual Construction Excellence Award
General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) awards PECO Headquarter’s Green Roof and Re:Vision Architecture with the 13th Annual Construction Excellence Award.
2010 Grand Jury Award
Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia awards the Grand Jury Award to the Friends Center by UJMN Architects (architects) and Re:Vision Architecture (sustainability consultant)
Best of Philly: Green Architect
Philadelphia Magazine, 2009
First LEED Platinum Building in Delaware
Re:Vision Architecture’s LEED Platinum Science and Technology Lodge is featured on NBC10 Philadelphia, WHYY News and citybizlist, Philadelphia.
Elbow room at the Farmstand
GRID magazine, November 2009
2009 Leadership Award
Delaware Valley Green Building Council awards PECO Headquarter’s Green Roof and Re:Vision Architecture with their Leadership Award.
Friends Center Awards
UJMN Architects (architects) and Re:Vision Architecture (sustainability consultant)
2009 Best Green Building
-General Building Contractors Association
2009 Stormwater BMP Recognition Program
-PGW in conjunction with Villanova University and Temple University
Historic Camden building gets a facelift
Dover Post, October 2009
Going for the GOLD: SIPS help manufacturing facility achieve green certification
Metalmag, September 2009
Berks County Community Foundation Building designed to save energy, money
Reading Eagle, August 2009
Color these tree houses green
delawareonline, July 2009
Green summit to offer how, why..Nudging industry into sustainability
Philly.com, June 2009
Sustainability Assessments: an opportunity for new work
Architectural Record, May 2009
Girl Scout ‘green’ lodge could be a first for Delaware
Hockessin Community News, October 2008
‘Green’ home construction begins
Chestnut Hill Local, August 2008
Green to the core
Philadelphia Business Journal, July 2008
Berks County Community Foundation goes green in Reading
Berks County Living, April 2008
2007 Young Architect Award, AIA Philadelphia Chapter
Scott Kelly is honored by AIA Philadelphia in recognition of demonstrated excellence in ability and exceptional contributions to the field of architecture.
2007 Philadelphia Sustainability Award
Re:Vision Architecture is awarded Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Philadelphia Sustainability Award.
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Amid a slump, home builders rush to green
Green Right Now, November 7, 2007
Toilets Becoming more water-friendly
Business Week, November 2007
Camden Friends Meeting going green
Delaware State News, October 2007
Aerzen USA goes green
Daily Local, October 16, 2007
Closing in on Net Zero
Smart Homeowner, September/October 2007
Architects reveal plans for environmentally friendly YMCA
$16M Community Center planned on Snipe land
Bucks County Courier Times, May 2007
How to go green
Philadelphia Magazine, April 2007
Watershed Association: You can build ‘green’
The Reporter, March 2007
2006 Environmental Award for Leadership in Sustainable Design & Development
Pennsylvania Resources Council honors Re:Vision Architecture for the Environmental Award for Leadership in Sustainable Design and Development
It’s Easy being green
Philadelphia Weekly, August 2006
Nurturing the dream of a green home
Philadelphia Inquirer – Home & Design, March 2006
Business Alliance for Local Living Economies Featured Entrepreneurs
BALLE, Fall 2005
Going Green: Sustainable design and construction is transforming the marketplace
Mid-Atlantic Construction, July 2004
Model Home: Chester County to renovate an old farmhouse into its new headquarters
Daily Local News, Fall 2004
‘Green’ building introduced
Daily Local News, August 2004
New or reconstructed, will they be ‘green’ schools?
Main Line Times
Main Line Times – Main Line Schools, April 2004
It’s getting easier to build green
Philadelphia Business Journal, December 2003
Renovations slated for nature center
The Intelligencer, Spring 2003
Thinking Green – Pennsylvania is a national leader when it comes to green building
Pennsylvania Builders Association, First Quarter 2003
Don’t turn up your nose at this technology
Green Building Alliance, Summer 2002