Perkins+Will Houston’s Filo Castore Joins the Houston Tomorrow Board
Filo Castore, Associate Principal with the Houston office of the architecture firm Perkins+Will, has recently joined the Houston Tomorrow Board.
As a Houston Tomorrow board member, Castore will use his experience gained in the architecture field to help the organization achieve its vision of making Houston home to the healthiest, happiest, most prosperous people in the United States by its 200th birthday. In addition, Castore is a tireless advocate for sustainable design, and is deeply involved in local, regional, and national architectural communities including leadership roles shaping sustainable policies, ultimately making him a perfect addition to the Houston Tomorrow Board.
About Filo Castore
Filo Castore, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has over twenty years of architectural experience with an emphasis on a collaborative process, sustainability, and contextual thinking. His approach to architecture promotes health, comfort, ecology, and building performance. In 2009, Filo received an American Institute of Architects Houston Presidential Citation for Outstanding Service to Gulf Coast Green and to the AIA. He has lectured and offered educational opportunities for the design community and the public on a variety of sustainable design topics. Filo's speaking forums have included the University of Houston, The Rice Building Institute, the AIA National Convention, US Green Building Council – Houston, the German American Chamber of Commerce Conference on Energy, the Texas Society of Architects Annual Conference, and the ACSA – Annual Conference.
About Houston Tomorrow
Founded in 1998, Houston Tomorrow is an independent nonprofit organization that works to improve the quality of life for all people in the Houston region through research, education, and discussion. www.houstontomorrow.org
Established in 1935, Perkins+Will is a global interdisciplinary architecture and design firm founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance society. With a staff of 1,500 in 22 locations worldwide, the firm serves clients across a broad range of project types and grounds its work in deep research. Perkins+Will ranks among the world’s top design firms and is the recipient of hundreds of awards. Social responsibility is fundamental to the firm’s outlook, work and culture. Every year, Perkins+Will donates one percent of its design services to non-profit organizations. With pioneering tools to advance sustainable design practices, the largest green building portfolio in North America, nearly 1,000 LEED Accredited Professionals, and a commitment to the 2030 Challenge, Perkins+Will is recognized as one of the industry’s preeminent sustainable design firms. For more information, visit www.perkinswill.com.