Anthony Dente

Principal Engineer
Verdant Structural Engineers

As Principal at Verdant Structural Engineers (VSE) and Vice President of the Cob Research Institute (CRI), Anthony is committed to appropriate material use for all structural building systems. He has become a leader in the natural and green building communities through his dedication to environmentally sensitive and structurally-sound building materials. His contributions span the areas of engineering, code development, education, and research. In addition to pushing all conventional materials toward a more environmentally friendly approach, his company has designed over 100 structures that use natural building wall systems such as straw bale, earthbag, adobe, rammed earth, and cob.