BluPath Design Inc.

1005 S 7th Street
Philadelphia
PA
19147
Phone: 
267-519-3564
Year Established 
2003
About the Firm 
BluPath works closely with clients to design simple, elegant and environmentally sensitive spaces. BluPath principals are Certified Passive House Consultants. Passive House is a science based approach to near-zero energy design for commercial, residential, retrofit and new construction projects. We also provide other sustainable consulting services. By integrating furniture and product design, we make comfortable places that activate the senses and the imagination. We design as if people and planet matter.
Types of Work
Educational Facilities: 
20%
Historic Preservation/Restoration: 
20%
Housing (Multi-Unit): 
30%
Housing (Single Family): 
10%
Housing (Small Projects/Additions): 
5%
Interiors: 
5%
Office Buildings/Commercial: 
5%
Public Work (Civic/Gov't): 
5%
Special Services 
Sustainable Design
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
5
Architects (Registered): 
2
Interns/Draftspeople: 
2
Administration: 
1
Projects 
Italian Market Passive House, Philadelphia PA 19147; Pine St Historic Deep Energy Retrofit, RIttenhouse neighborhood, Philadelphia: Cleveland Park Townhouse deep energy retrofit and addition, Washington DC; UPenn Civic House Passive House Feasibility Study, Philadelphia; City of Philadelphia, Daycare Center Improvement Projects various locations Philadelphia; Fishtown Passive House duplex, new construction, Philadelphia; Porter St energy efficient historic renovation and addition, Washington DC; East Falls energy efficient kitchen addition, Philadelphia; Tioga United Homeownership Program rowhouse renovations, Philadelphia; Powelton Village energy efficient aging-in-place addition, Philadelphia; A New Center for Arts and Heritage office renovation, Philadelphia; The University of the Arts, campus architects, Philadelphia; PhillyCarShare office renovation, Philadelphia; Viriva Community Credit Union branch office renovation, Philadelphia; Blau-Thompson Residence, renovation, Philadelphia; Chesapeake Bay Residence, new construction, Virginia; Bryn Mawr Residence, masterplan and renovation, Philadelphia; Todd Residence, energy efficient historic renovation, Society Hill.
Awards 
Green Builder Mag. 2010 Green Home Award Life Cycle Extension; 2006 Commonwealth Design Bronze Award for sustainable design and development; 2007 IIDA Honorable Mention for sustainability and energy efficiency.
Supplimental 
Women in Business
Contacts
Primary Contact: 
Laura A. Blau
Principals: 
Laura A. Blau, AIA, LEED, CPHC, CPHB,
Consultant: 
Laura A. Blau, AIA
Marketing: 
Laura A. Blau, AIA
PR: 
Laura A. Blau, AIA
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