Services provided by the firm will include:

1) LEED certified site design and certification process
2) Project permitting and entitlements
3) Mixed Use development and Smart Growth projects
4) Natural Storm Drainage systems, bio-filtration and lagoon design
5) Resort development design
6) Municipal consulting
7) Institutional planning and project consulting
8) Sustainable site design ( Including DOD facilities)
9) Master Planning
10) Detail Site Design
11) Site Grading and Drainage
12) Landscape design
13) Hardscape design
14) Irrigation design

15) Exterior lighting systems
16) Park and recreational design

Sustainable Design Consultants, Inc. is organized
as a Sub Chapter S Corporation under the laws
of the state of South Carolina.

Team Design


John R. Thomas, ASLA, AICP
(35 years experience)

John Champoux, ASLA, LEED AP
(14 years experience)

Kathleen Edwards, Assoc. ASLA
( 3 years experience)

Engineering Professionals

Frank Hahne
, PE (Specialist in LID and Natural Storm Drainage, formerly manager of the Storm Water Program for Mecklenburg County)
(35 years experience)

Scott Morrison, PE
(15 years experience)


The mission of Sustainable Design Consultants, Inc. is to provide complete multi-disciplinary Sustainable Planning, Landscape Architectural, and Natural Storm Drainage design services to existing and new clients to help them develop more cost effective and environmentally sound design solutions while meeting their program requirements and regulatory permitting requirements. Design solutions prepared by the firm will reflect the triple bottom line of Sustainable design- Environmentally, Economically and Socially sustainable design solutions that meet the needs of the community as well as the client.

Sustainable Design Consultants is a team of seasoned professionals with detailed experience on a wide variety of project types and public charrettes for municipalities. With special expertise in Low Impact Development, Natural Storm Drainage Design, LEED certifiable design and Smart Growth communities, the SDCI team brings over 100 years of professional practice experience.

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