Best of Philly 2009: Green architect
133 Grape Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19127
Their corporate mission statement says they’re “committed to revisioning and restoring the balance between natural and built environments.” Talk about honoring your commitment: The firm’s work is a perfect blend of modern architecture, environmental awareness and style. Need proof? Stroll around the 45,000-square-foot roof garden atop the PECO skyscraper, a monument to how to “go green” and still wind up with kick-ass design.