Hudson architect Paul E. Westlake Jr., managing principal Westlake Reed Leskosky, announces that his firm is ranked No. 1 in the country in Sustainability in the 2012 Architect magazine's "The Architect 50." The architectural/ engineering/technology design firm placed sixth overall in the top national listing by Architect, the magazine of the American Institute of Architects. Overall ranking is based on scores in the categories of business, sustainability, and design excellence/pro bono work. In addition, Westlake Reed Leskosky was again listed as one of the 2012 "Top 100 Green Design Firms in the U.S." by Engineering News-Record."We are proud to be recognized as being at the forefront of sustainable design -- a goal which has guided our investment in our unique vertically integrated practice model," Westlake said.Westlake Reed Leskosky recently completed the new Cleveland Clinic Twinsburg Hospital Family Health and Surgery Center on the sustainable and environmentally-sensitive 80-acre campus in Twinsburg, which received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.Westlake Reed Leskosky's 120-person staff includes nearly 40 LEED accredited professionals. The firm embraces the Architecture 2030 challenge, is an EPA Energy Star Partner, and an early adopter of the US Green Building Council's LEED rating system. Westlake Reed Leskosky (www.WRLdesign.com) has been cited with more than 300 design awards in the past 10 years. It has offices in Washington, D.C, New York City, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Cleveland.