Green Top Ten - Buildings for Education
PCC Newberg Center, Portland, Oregon —
Hood River Middle School Music and Science Building, Hood River, Oregon —
Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania —
UC Merced Long Range Development Plan, Merced, California —
The AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects list for 2012 includes two additional academic projects that were previously covered in ArchitectureWeek.
The five-building Arizona State University (ASU) Polytechnic academic complex, in Mesa, Arizona, was designed by Lake/Flato Architects and RSP Architects. It has received a LEED Gold certification since it was covered in depth in ArchitectureWeek No. 424. The reported EUI for the complex is 15 kWh/ft2/year (160 kWh/m2/year).
Salmela Architect designed the LEED Platinum-certified Bagley Outdoor Classroom at the University of Minnesota Duluth, which was previously honored in the 2010 AIA Minnesota Awards. The building's reported EUI is 10.6 kWh/ft2/year (114 kWh/m2/year).
Announced by the AIA on April 19, 2012, the AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects for 2012 will be honored at the AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in Washington, D.C., May 17 to 19, 2012.
The 2012 jury included Clark S. Brockman, AIA, SERA Architects, Inc.; Steve L. Dumez, FAIA, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple; Scott Shell, FAIA, EHDD Architecture; Laura Lee, FAIA, Carnegie Mellon University; Paul Schwer, PAE Consulting Engineers; and Sue Barnett, Sue Barnett Sustainable Design.
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