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Green Design Work in Ecological Restoration, Conservation and Regenerative Design Wins Award for Biohabitats

Baltimore-based Biohabitats, Inc., the nation's leading ecological restoration, conservation planning and regenerative design firm, was honored with an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Baltimore Chapter "Consultant of the Year" award.

The award, one in a series of "President's Awards," recognizes Biohabitats' contributions to the planning and design work of AIA chapter members. It was presented at the 2008 Design Awards program and fifth annual at the Beaux Arts Ball on Friday, October 24 in the 1840's Ballroom in Baltimore.

We are pleased that the architectural community here in Baltimore places such emphases on sustainable and regenerative design. The American Institute of Architects has long recognized the efforts of individuals and organizations who contribute to the field of architecture," said Peter Doo, president of AIABaltimore. "This award honors Biohabitats' commitment to our environment through conservation planning and restorative site design. "

Biohabitats collaborative efforts with architectural firms have included master plans, innovative stormwater management, and site-specific ecological enhancement and restoration.

"We are incredibly honored to receive this award," said Keith Bowers, president and founder of Biohabitats. "We are pleased that the architectural community here in Baltimore places such emphases on sustainable and regenerative design."

Founded in 1982k, Biohabitats, Inc. is an ecological restoration, conservation planning and regenerative design firm with headquarters in Baltimore, MD. Formed in 1982, the company has bioregional offices in Raleigh, NC; Cleveland, OH; Louisville, KY; San Francisco, CA; and Denver, CO.

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