Welcome to the School of Regenerative Design

Do you want to use design to change the world?

Be on the cutting edge of green thinking and work on real projects

The Pacific Northwest provides a rich and diverse ecological laboratory

Educating the Next Generation of Designers and Building Professionals

The School of Regenerative Design (SORD) is a small, specialized, interdisciplinary design school that focuses on personal transformation through practical knowledge-based internships grounded in world-class design and ecological thinking.

  • SORD is for students of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture.
  • SORD is for design professionals wanting to re-engage and deepen their sustainability knowledge.
  • SORD will also be offering classes and programs for others in the building construction, engineering, and related fields.

Learn how to apply principles of regenerative design, biophilia, and biomimicry to Living Buildings, net positive, and deep green projects.