Green Festival Speakers

Carl Welty


Carl joined the award-winning architectural firm Claremont Environmental Design Group (CEDG) as a principal in 2008.  CEDG was incorporated in 1982 and founded on design principles that are the basis of LEED; the firm has been a leader in Eco-Systematic Planning and Regenerative Design for 30 years. Carl has worked as an architect in the Los Angeles area since 1989, and from 1996 to 2008 had his own successful practice. Carl received his B.Arch. from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1984, and his M.Arch. from Yale University in 1988.  At Yale, he studied the relation between Cubism and 20th Century architecture. Carl strives to create an architecture that embodies our time, ideals and best technologies.   He lived in Turkey as a child, and from Turkey’s rich history he gained an understanding and respect for the impact on future generations of how we build today.  As a partner at CEDG, Carl is committed to building a sustainable future.