July 23, 2012
Joe has received international recognition for his innovative approach to sustainable building science and the integrated design process. As the founding principal of distill studio, Joe was the architect for Providence’s award-winning Box Office, a commercial office building constructed from recycled shipping containers.
This strategic addition represents Union Studio’s growth in the area of advanced sustainable design. The technical expertise that Joe brings from distill studio will not only support our existing design projects, it elevates our long history of sustainable community design and is an excellent complement to our core mission.
Joe has over 16 years of architectural experience which includes the adaptive re-use of historic buildings, market-rate and affordable multi-family housing, pre-fabricated building design, commercial buildings and private residences. He is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Interior Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design and an active member of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), US Green Building Council (USGBC) and the National Passive House Alliance (PHAUS).
Joe is a registered architect and a LEED accedited professional. He is currently working towards becoming the first Certified Passive House Consultant in the State of Rhode Island.