LEAF is an award winning architectural firm based in West Hartford, CT that specializes in modern sustainable design.  We believe in Life, Earth and Air Friendly design.   Ben and Anne are both licensed architects and LEED Accredited Professionals who are active members of the Connecticut chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Connecticut Green Building Council.  We support our local community through participation in the Canstruction competition every year and through work with our local Habitat for Humanity organization.  We are also avid photographers and are members of the Charter Oak Photographic Society.

Benjamin Monroe is an architect licensed in the state of Connecticut (#ARI.0011786) and Massachusetts (#31838) and is a LEED Accredited Professional (#10286213) in Building Design and Construction.  Ben has experience with four different green building rating systems, including LEED BD&C 2009, CT High Performance Building Standard for state owned buildings, MA-CHPS, and NE-CHPS and has successfully lead two projects through certification documentation and is currently working on a LEED submission.  Ben has experience in a diverse background of commercial, K-12 educational and public safety projects throughout New England.  Ben is able to bring these experiences together for an intelligent and well-rounded approach to modern design.

Anne Lissett is an architect licensed in the province of Quebec, Canada (#4600) as well as the State of Connecticut (#ARI.0012334) and is a LEED Accredited Professional (#10025725) in Building Design and Construction.  Anne specializes in green building and green building science research.  She has successfully shepherded a LEED Gold project through the LEED certification process, and designed a net-zero energy house, now under construction.  Anne has experience in residential, small and large scale commercial, and corporate campus projects all over the globe.  She has worked in New York City; Paris, France; Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario; Vancouver, British Columbia, and Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut.  Anne's passion for sustainability and travel brings a modern international flavor to her design work.