Tag: sustainable design

3 World Trade Center Opens for Business

Located at 175 Greenwich Street, 3 WTC was designed by Pritzker prize-winning architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.  Featuring a reinforced concrete core encased by a steel structure and defined by its load-sharing system of K-shaped bracing, the building has floor-to-ceiling glass and column-free floor plates, creating unobstructed 360-degree panoramic views of New York City.

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HGA acquires SEG – Sustainable Engineering Group

HGA has acquired Sustainable Engineering Group (SEG), a leading engineering firm based in Madison, Wisconsin, that focuses on energy optimization and sustainable design. The acquisition reinforces and broadens HGA’s existing expertise in energy and infrastructure planning and design for leading national clients in healthcare, academic, corporate, and public sectors.

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New Bentley University Arena Named the Most Environmentally Sustainable in the Nation

The new, state-of-the-art multipurpose Bentley Arena is the most environmentally sustainable in the U.S. and the first standalone ice arena to earn the LEED platinum certification, the highest possible rating, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. The award for the recently opened, 76,000-square-foot arena highlights the building’s sustainable design and energy efficiency and Bentley University’s continued rise as an innovative, nationally-recognized business university.

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Designing from the Outside In

Sustainable design tips and predictions from OZ Architecture. When it comes to sustainability in the senior living built environment, we must look inside as well as outside for answers about the future of high performance buildings that promote improved energy efficiency and wellness for their aging residents.

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1345 Havenhurst, West Hollywood

Nestled in a quiet, residential setting one block from the Sunset Strip, 1345 Havenhurst features a boutique collection of 16 contemporary Green townhomes, each unique in layout and perspective, set amidst a stunning backdrop of the Hollywood Hills. Certified as a Green Building by the city of West Hollywood and featuring resource-efficient design that complements the surrounding Hollywood Hills setting with a vibrant, living green wall, this property boasts truly thoughtful living in the heart of LA’s hustle and bustle.

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May-June-2018 PRISM

Editor’s pick – Takeda Global Headquarters

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

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