Josiah Cain serves as Sherwood Design Engineers’ Director of Innovation. A student of design, ecology, and technology, his deep sustainable design experience and multi-disciplinary approach provide insight and opportunities for optimization of site and structure. His informed drive for enhanced systems performance and integration has led to first of a kind permits in over a dozen jurisdictions; his work has advanced the public dialogue and design of rain harvesting, graywater, blackwater reuse, living roofs and walls, native plants, sustainable stormwater management, food systems, and sustainable materials.