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Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies – Oberlin, Ohio

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Building:  Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies
Location: Oberlin, OH
Address: 122 Elm Street, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Design 
Architect: William McDonough + Partners
Civil Engineer: CT Consultants
M+E Engineer: Lev Zetlin Associates
Contractor: Mosser Construction, Inc.
Size: 13,600 SF
Cost: $6,405,000
Completed in January 2001

AE Interest:
Zero-energy building and net-energy exporter [a], Photovoltaic solar panels, natural ventilation, etc. [b], “The Living Machine” purifies wastewater for reuse [c], AIA Top Ten [d]
[a, b, c, d]

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Written by Christina Liu

November 1, 2017 at 11:58 am

Posted in Built

The Blox – Prague, Czech Republic

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Building:  The BLOX
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Neighborhood: Prague 6 – Dejvice
Design 
Architect: DAM.architekti
Green Consultant: Arcadis
Construction Manager: STRABAG SE
Size: 16,200 square meters
Completed in 2015

AE Interest: BREEAM – Outstanding certification [a], Follows Dejvice neighborhood 1920s urbanistic scheme [b]
[ab]

 

 

Written by Christina Liu

November 1, 2017 at 11:57 am

Posted in Built