Your Design, Climate Save

data, and inspiration. And we need to tackle it as a community!

About Us

Share Your Green Design is a digital ecosystem of buildings, materials, methodologies, and ideas that showcase sustainable architectural design.

We were founded in 2021 with a mission of equipping architects, engineers, and all building professionals with the tools, knowledge, motivation they need to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint.

Together with you, our community, we are building a high-quality, high-detail database of green case studies from around the world.

Ours is a place where you can dig beneath the sketches, photographs, and visualisations, and understand the data, analyses, and calculations behind a building’s environmental performance.

Through insights into a building’s environmental performance, and its relationship with concept, design, and aesthetic, we allow our community to shape buildings along sustainable principles from the earliest stages of the design process.

In addition to our green projects database, we keep our community up to date on the latest news, research, and events related to sustainability in the built environment. Our Green Design podcast, launching soon, also features conversations with some of the design and construction world’s most exciting and informed sustainability champions.

Our Team

Juan Alberto Morillas

Juan Alberto Morillas

Founder
Monica Rodriguez

Monica Rodriguez

Organization and Communications
Niall Patrick Walsh

Niall Patrick Walsh

Writer and Podcast Host
Ana Morillas

Ana Morillas

Graphic Design and Social Media
Dane Detelic

Dane Detelic

Editor and Technical Advisor
Karolina Backman

Karolina Backman

Technical Advisor and Panel Discussion Host
Jon Hall

Jon Hall

Technical Advisor / Research
Kinshuk Aggarwal

Kinshuk Aggarwal

Region Representative - India
Danielle Khoury

Danielle Khoury

Region Representative - Latin America
Andrea Ruiz

Andrea Ruiz

Technical Advisor / Engineering
Jennifer Boyer

Jennifer Boyer

Institutional Ambassador
Terry Yin

Terry Yin

Region Representative – China
Edita Mencinskaite

Edita Mencinskaite

News and Events
Noor Marji

Noor Marji

Technical Advisor and Competitions

The Need for Green Design

An overwhelming majority of us, including 97% of climatologists, agree that climate change is occurring due to human activity. While the fight against climate change requires action across all sectors of the global economy, architecture and construction has a particularly important role to play

Buildings generate almost 40% of annual global GHG emissions, making our sector the single largest emitter. In addition, embodied carbon is responsible for over 25% of annual building sector emissions, a figure which is likely to grow as the operational energy efficiency of buildings increases.

Architects and engineers therefore have both a major opportunity and responsibility to help reduce GHG emissions, in collaboration with developers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and stakeholders. While products, materials, and energy sources all contribute to a building’s carbon footprint, we also believe that design is fundamental.

We believe that by providing upfront knowledge and case studies of sustainable design principles, and the digital tools used to measure them, we can allow our community to integrate green design decisions from the earliest stages of the architectural process.

The Need to Share

To tackle the climate crisis, we need tools, data, and inspiration. And we need to tackle it as a community.

Our database is driven by an ethos of sharing, transparency, and open-source access to data. We offer an opportunity for everybody working on sustainable and green design projects to engage with us as both a user and contributor.

Our role is not to critique or judge. Instead, we are dedicated to giving visibility to the good work already being produced by architects and engineers in the name of sustainability, whatever the material, methodology, size, typology, or project status.

Remember, our green database will focus on data! We welcome inspiring photographs and drawings, but we also want to share the figures, the analyses, and the calculations behind every project on our platform. Here, less is not more.

We understand that thresholds and capabilities for embodied and operational carbon can vary widely across countries and contexts. Therefore, we do not set minimum benchmarks for projects on our database. However, in this long-term project, we will use the data you send us to map the progress of the industry in reducing carbon emissions over time, including reports that provide insightful information and statistics for our community.

Join Us

We invite you to join us on this mission as both as a user and contributor. In addition to building a database of case studies sent to us by our community, we host a News and Events section with daily updates from the world of green design, including legislation, training, tutorials, open-source tools, competitions, awards, interviews, and podcasts.

Our mission is made possible only through this ethos of knowledge sharing. We therefore want to thank the many practices, large and small, that have shared their work so far, and the ongoing positive feedback and support we have received from the architecture and construction community.

To join us on this mission, visit our website and social media feeds. Every click, follow, share, and comment takes us one step further in our journey towards a green, sustainable future for the built environment. And of course, get in touch with us below to share your green design with us, and the world.

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