Designed by SmithGroupJJR, the project for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has exceeded its performance expectations, but not without hiccups along the way.
Brock Environmental Center uses 80% less energy than an average building and is the first U.S. building permitted to "drink" its rainwater.
SmithGroupJJR/Freelon Adjaye Bond and lead designer David Adjaye were selected in 2009. With construction beginning in 2012, the museum is set to open on September 24, 2016.
Sustainable features like chilled beams and solar screens help the University of Illinois research facility use 50% less energy than minimum building energy efficiency standards.
New buildings, located in two campus’ designed by Michigan-based architecture firm SmithGroupJJR, will see a fifty-percent reduction in energy consumption, save water, and include a new zero-waste, zero-energy, zero-water Sustainability Showcase building.
Ford's Dearborn, Michigan campus will be reimagined to include two primary facilities across 7.5 million sqaure feet of workspace.
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Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center receives Living Building Challenge certification.
The SmithGroupJJR-designed Electrical and Computer Engineering Building is one of the largest net-zero facilities in the nation and showcases technology invented by university researchers.
Advances in the technologies offer new methods of visualizing projects and communicating design intent to clients, SmithGroupJJR's Derek White quoted.