DESIGN INTEGRATION GROUP

Inspiring eco-logical design and sustainable living spaces.

Built upon the philosophy & principles of Organic Architecture, Design Integration Group (DIG) was founded to inspire projects committed toward ecological design, sustainable building and the interweaving of civilization and human habitation with the natural world. DIG helps clients realize the potential of their site through integrating eco-logical design concepts for contemporary living spaces, promoting green construction processes, introducing regenerative technologies and providing site responsive planning that is environmentally responsible while aesthetically delights . DIG believes there is an opportunity to create a lasting positive  impact on the environment by integrating strategies for sustainable design and a commitment toward conservation.

DIG Leadership Team

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Hannah Wear

Hannah Wear

Studio Director & Ecologist

Hannah is Studio Director for Design Integration Group and is a Lead Designer and Project Manager for multiple projects. As the daughter of an organic architect and personal friends with the Wright family since her early childhood, Hannah has a deeply rooted and intrinsic understanding of the language and values of Organic Architecture. In her work, she is particularly interested in assessing the needs and parameters of clients through integrating innovative solutions that are thoughtful and effective, while striving to create beautiful and rewarding spaces.

Hannah is a systems expert with a broad understanding of contemporary and alternative mechanical systems. She is deeply concerned about the environmental quality of the materials we use in buildings and has extensive knowledge on environmentally responsible building products. She is a specialist in passive and active solar design and has hands on experience working with solar electric and wind power generation systems. She is very interested in the relationships between form and siting to create buildings that are intrinsically efficient and environmentally responsive.


Kevin Parkhurst

LEED AP - Design Coordinator

Kevin is Founder and President of Design Integration Group, an ecological design, environmental planning and green construction firm. He is the Lead Designer and Project Manager, which includes coordinating the design process for multiple projects within the Studio. He is passionate about master planning for projects, incorporating the principles of Organic Architecture in responding to client needs, aspects of the particular site, and integration of the building with the natural environment.

Kevin has an extensive background in group decision making processes, environmental planning and policy development and ecological design. He integrates infrastructure and mechanical systems into the design concept which enhance and harmonize with the design. Kevin is a licensed contractor and has hands-on experience with solar electric and wind power generation systems, working toward minimizing environmental impacts in construction and post construction occupancy


Giovanna Brandi

Chief Eco-Operations Officer

Gio works side by side with Kevin and Hannah, supporting all facets of DIG design projects. She is passionate about restorative ways of being in the world and creating community through providing spaces for deeper, more impactful engagement.