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A look at the WELL Building Standard's laudable goals and logistical challenges.
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Join us for an exclusive tour of 7 Bryant Park, a 28-story office tower aiming for LEED Gold Certification designed by architecture firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. Its many sustainable features include cogeneration, heat recovery, and stormwater reclamation systems, and a high-performing façade. The developer, Hines, is a world leader in sustainable real estate strategies and will offer insights into the competitive Manhattan commercial market as well as the decision to pursue LEED Certification.
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Lehman College’s Science Hall, designed by Perkins+Will, is the first City University of New York (CUNY) building to achieve LEED™ Platinum Certification. Join us for a discussion with leaders of the project to learn how they went beyond the level of LEED Certified to achieve LEED Platinum at no additional cost, despite energy-intensive laboratory equipment and ventilation requirements.
Home to the biological science and chemistry departments, the 69,000 square-foot, four-story building includes a multi-story atrium, linking laboratories, seminar rooms, and offices; additionally, the rooftop features a greenhouse equipped for conducting research and holding lectures.
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How to build a monument to a national tragedy in the face of Superstorm Sandy, while keeping it sustainable.
At our Author Talk, we learned what kinetic architecture is, as well as its opportunities and challenges.
Which building produces almost half its own energy needs onsite and offers rooftop sledding?
How many software programs does it take to choose a light bulb?
The Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) is an inspiring new model of collaboration, combining the academic research of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) with the design and engineering skills of professionals, including the co-founder of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. Having undertaken a mission to “radically change the way that our future cities use energy, water and resources,” the CASE partnership is at the forefront of sustainable building system development. CASE is pleased to host a studio tour including research poster-presentations and prototype demonstrations.
Illustrator Frank Ching and green building leader Ian Shapiro discuss their new book.