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Richard Piacentini

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Executive Director
Pittsburgh, PA
Since 1994, Richard Piacentini has led the green transformation of Phipps, including construction of the Center for Sustainable Landscapes, the first building to meet: the Living Building Challenge™, LEED® Platinum, WELL™ Building Platinum, and 4 Stars Sustainable SITES™ certifications. 
Piacentini is interested in the intersection between the built and natural environments, particularly as it relates to human and environmental wellness. He is Chair of the ILFI board and is a past-president of the American Public Gardens Association. He received numerous professional honors, including ILFI and USGBC leadership awards. Richard has a BS in Pharmacy, MBA, and MS in Botany.