WHR Architects Welcomes Tim Murray as Sustainable Design Leader

10/23/2013 | WHR Architects

Tim Murray, Assoc. AIA, CSDP, LEED AP® BD+C has joined WHR Architects as Sustainable Design Leader, strengthening the firm’s commitment to green facility design. Murray brings over 17 years’ experience in sustainable design, successfully helping over 30 projects attain LEED certification.

“Tim Murray’s innovative approach to green design is a perfect complement to WHR’s healthy building mantra,” says Principal Mary Le Johnson, AIA, ASID, LEED AP®. “We’re excited to develop sustainable solutions for all projects with him.”

Over the past two years, Murray has presented on a multitude of green topics, including insights into the upcoming LEED version 4 upgrade, educating green specialists across Texas. He has written for the USGBC and other publications regarding trends in healthy building design.

“WHR Architects has a team of passionate, creative problem solvers,” says Murray. “I look forward to collaborating on the future of green design with them.”

Murray earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Houston and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He is active in the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), serving on the South Central Regional Committee, and previously served as a voting member of the national LEED Steering Committee during the development of LEED v4 and as a member of the national Chapter Steering Committee. Tim served as Chair of the local USGBC Texas Gulf Coast Chapter in 2006 and 2007 and as Founding Chair of the Greater Houston Partnership’s Green Building Sub-committee.

Murray is preparing WHR for the challenges of LEED version 4 and focusing on the Stamford Health System New Hospital’s pursuit of a LEED for Healthcare Silver rating.

WHR Architects is a full service architecture, interior design and technology planning firm. The firm’s commitment to critical thinking is balanced by an ingrained empathy that results in both improved project outcomes and positive working experiences for their clients. With over 140 people in Houston and Dallas, Texas, New Jersey, and Copenhagen the 34-year-old firm is working on projects worldwide for top–tier public and private education and medical institutions. Learn more online at www.whrarchitects.com or follow @whrarchitects on Twitter.