December 30, 2011

STUDIO dnk offset our year's carbon emissions! Over five tons of CO2 were offset through the 

See our certificate! 

October 11, 2011

Dimitris Klapsis presented "LEED for Neighborhood Development" at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. You can catch the presentation on YouTube:

August 8, 2011

Dimitris Klapsis presented "California Green Building Standards for Interior Designers" at the LA Mart. The presentation qualified for both AIA and CMP credits.

June, 2011

STUDIO dnk conducted a series of successful LEED Green Associate courses at the Los Angeles Valley College. Two thirds of the participants have already passed successfully their LEED GReen Associate Exam.
February  11, 2011

Dimitris Klapsis presented a whole day LEED GA workshop at CalTech.
Among issues discussed were the seven stages of a  LEED project.

January 31, 2011

Out Tower of Faith project concluded its LEED NC 2009 Design Review. With 68 points anticipated from the Design Review, and 22 targeted in the Construction phase, we are on target achieving platinum certification.
STUDIO dnk is the LEED consultant for the project. 

December 21, 2010

STUDIO dnk offset our year's carbon emissions! Over five tons of CO2 were offset through the 

See our certificate!   

August 12, 2010

Dimitris Klapsis participated at the kick-off meeting for the Fashion District Stakeholder Committee. This committee provides input for the development of a Master Plan study. This multifaceted project will produce an action plan for improving the Fashion District.  This effort will be comprehensive and will address a range of issues including Market Feasibility, Land Use, Green Streets and Alleys, Urban Design, Transportation, Sustainability, and Public Art.

May 18, 2010

Dimitris Klapsis presented "Daylighting and Views" at the Monrovia Public Library. This educational event was hosted by the San Gabriel Branch of the Los Angeles Chapter of the US Green Building Council, and the City of Monrovia Department of Community Development.
April 14, 2010

Dimitris Klapsis co-presented "Designing the Smart City: Sustainability Outside the Box" with Francie Stefan, Community and Strategic Planning Manager with the City of Santa Monica at the 9th annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo.

February 25, 2010

Dimitris Klapsis presented "Sustainability Is" at AIA|LA C.O.T.E 

January 21, 2010:
 Dimitris Klapsis was re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Chapter of the
 US Green Building Council. ( 
 November 9, 2009:

Dimitris Klapsis presented "LEED-ND" at the Santa Monica Library.


October 22, 2009:

Dimitris Klapsis presented "LEED 2009 - an overview" at the 2009 LightShow West at the  Los Angeles Convention Center.

A pdf of the presentation can be found here:

Presentation pdf