NDDC to Discuss Sustainable Design at Forum

ProfessionalDesignGroupThe Northfield Downtown Development Corporation (NDDC) will be exploring the concept of Sustainable Design at the February Downtown Forum.  The forum is Tuesday, February 2nd, 8 a.m., in the Riverview Conference Room (lower level) of the historic Archer House River Inn, 212 Division Street.

Miles Britz, a certified LEED Accredited Professional with local architecture/engineering firm Professional Design Group, will provide real world examples of the concept and answer any questions about applying sustainable design principles to property development projects.  The objective of the forum is incorporate these principles into planning for future projects in Northfield.

Sustainable design is the philosophy of designing the built environment to comply with principles of economic, social and ecological sustainability.  According to Miles, the goal is to “eliminate negative environmental impact through skillful, sensitive design”.

The NDDC is a non-partisan, non-profit community organization dedicated to the vitality and vibrancy of downtown Northfield. The event is free and open to the public. As always, coffee and cookies will be served.

For more information, contact Executive Director Ross Currier at (507) 663-0319 or rcurrier@nddc.org.