Elizabeth Freeman Calabrese is a licensed architect , LEED accredited professional, is NCARB certified and has been the principal of Calabrese Architects for over 20 years. She received a Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University in 1987 and a Master's of Science in Ecological Design from the University of Vermont in 2012. Elizabeth is an educator and design instructor who lectures and offers workshops and design charettes about the biophilic design process - designing with nature to promote human and environmental health and wellbeing. She is also a biophilic design consultant for corporate, institutional and urban projects. Below is Elizabeth's introduction with examples of her work, teachings and philosophy...

Elizabeth Freeman Calabrese, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Proctorsville, Vermont
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My passion is creating soulful and timeless built environments where people can relax, rejuvenate, contemplate, create, enjoy their family and friends, celebrate a sense community and connect to a world much greater than ones-self.
Safari Resort in Laikipia County, Kenya.
The living room in the "Party House" promotes gathering and a sense of community at the resort. The organic shapes of the gable windows and stone fireplace bring the outdoors inside.
The perched dining room overlooks the living room. The thatched roof and soft plaster walls embrace guests and offer a sense of protection from the elements.