DBI Architects is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, and a significant percentage of DBI’s design staff are LEED® or WELL accredited. All DBI staff are committed to the importance of environmental issues and their impact on the design of our built environment. When specifying finishes, fixtures, materials, or furniture, DBI uses recycled materials wherever possible, does not consider woods from endangered rain forests, and avoids materials that have a long-term, detrimental effect on the environment. The firm’s goal is to specify goods that are sustainable, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly.

The following projects have received LEED Certification:


  • American Wind Energy Association, Washington, DC | LEED Gold
  • AOL/Mapquest, Lancaster, PA | LEED Gold
  • DBI Architects, Washington, DC | LEED Gold
  • Marine Corps Reserve Center (MCRC), Baltimore, MD | LEED Gold
  • Twinbrook Place Office Building, Rockville, MD | LEED Gold

LEED Silver

  • Intelligence Community Campus – Bethesda, Bethesda, MD | LEED Silver
  • BAE Systems – Newington, Lorton, VA | LEED Silver
  • BAE Systems – Quantico Corporate Center, Building G, Quantico, VA | LEED Silver
  • BAE Systems – Redland Corporate Center, Rockville, MD | LEED Silver
  • National Association of Manufacturers, Washington, DC | LEED Silver
  • USAID Training Facility, Arlington, VA | LEED Silver

LEED Certified

  • 1425 K Street, Washington, DC | LEED Certified
  • AOL, Nashville, TN | LEED Certified
  • GeoEye, Herndon, VA | LEED Certified
  • Subway Café, Washington, DC | LEED Certified
  • Summit Consulting, LLC, Washington, DC | LEED Certified
  • The Tower Companies – 1909 K Street Speculative Office, Washington, DC | LEED Certified
  • U.S. Consulate, Mumbai, India | LEED Certified