Filo Castore is Associate Principal and Market Sector Leader for Corporate, Commercial, and Civic [CCC] design with Perkins+Will in Houston, Texas. His approach to architecture promotes health, comfort, ecology, and building performance with an emphasis on a collaborative process and contextual thinking. Filo is a tireless advocate for sustainable design, and he is deeply involved in local, regional, and national architectural communities including leadership roles shaping sustainable policies. In 2009, Filo received an AIA Houston Presidential Citation for Outstanding Service to Gulf Coast Green and to the AIA. Filo is an AIA Houston Board Member, USGBC Houston LEED-ND Committee Chair, and part of the AIA COTE AG Team since 2009, after serving for 3 years as the AIA Regional Team Leader for the Gulf Coast and Southeast Region. He has lectured and offered educational opportunities for the design community and the public on a variety of sustainable design topics. Filo's speaking forums have included the AIA National Convention, The Rice Building Institute, USGBC-Houston, the German American Chamber of Commerce Conference on Energy, University of Houston, the Texas Society of Architects Annual Conference, and the ACSA – Annual Conference. With over twenty years of architectural experience, his accomplishments demonstrate his intent and commitment to making a positive impact on our built environment and its culture.
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Corporate, Commercial Development, Civic, Cultural
Our Corporate + Commercial practice provides a range of planning, architectural, brand, interior and urban design services. We have set the standard for corporate design with many of the world's Fortune 500 companies and our interdisciplinary approach fully engages our clients in the planning and design process. We are able to address the diverse market conditions in which our clients operate and design environments that increase quality of life and return on investment.
Our Civic + Cultural practice designs spaces that serve our cities and embody the spirit and image of their citizens. Our designs reflect the identity and needs of a community and become the catalyst for change, fueling private sector investment and growth.
Perkins+Will was founded on the belief that design has the power to transform our lives - in commerce, our culture or our communities. By gaining a holistic view of our clients' vision, needs and context, and adding creativity and innovation, our work solves complex problems and transforms our clients' businesses and missions, often helping to make them leaders in their fields. We believe that great design has the power to do this.
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