Eric Corey Freed -  

organicARCHITEC, RA, LEED Fellow

Eric Corey Freed is an architect with over 20 years of experience showing people how to monetize sustainability and slash their operational costs. He is Founding Principal of , a national thought leader in the design and operation of deep green and regenerative buildings. He is a LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C) and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Green Professionals. In addition, he is co-founder or , a publishing company providing innovative study guides for young architects.


Eric co-developed the Sustainable Design programs at the  and , and currently teaches at . He is on the boards of the ,  (ADPSR), as well as the advisory boards of over a dozen other organizations.

He was the founding Chair of Architecture for The San Francisco Design Museum and one of the founders of ecoTECTURE: The Online Journal of Ecological Design. He has been a regular contributor for Sustainable Industries Journal, Luxe, Natural Home, Metropolitan Home and dozens of other publications. Eric lectures around the country to over 10,000 people a year, and his work has been featured in Dwell, Metropolis, Town & Country, Natural Home and Newsweek. He has been seen on television on Fox News, HGTV, The Sundance Channel and PBS and is the author of 11 books, including "Sustainable School Architecture". His latest, “Green $ense for Homes” won the 2011 Outstanding Book Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors.


Eric is considered a leader in the field; named by San Francisco Magazine "Best Green Architect" in 2005; "Best Visionary" in 2007; and "Green Visionary" by 7x7 Magazine in 2008. In 2012, he was named one of the 25 "Best Green Architecture Firms" in the US, and one of the "Top 10 Most Influential Green Architects" and in 2016 served one The Healthy Homes Visioneers Team of the XPrise.