The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design receives the ‘Green Building Legacy Award’ from the USGBC
The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) awards The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design the ‘Green Building Legacy Award’ as a part of the 2020 USGBC Ohio Leadership Awards. The Weiss Manfredi / Richard L. Bowen designed home for Kent State’s Architecture, Interior Design and Construction Management programs was LEED Platinum certified for Building Design and Construction in April 2018. From its geothermal and energy management systems to its daylighting strategy, green roof and gray water recycling, orientation, daylighting strategy and use of locally sourced materials, The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design serves as an everyday example to students of how to design and construct an impactful and sustainable building.
The USGBC uses LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) to reshape thinking on how buildings are designed and constructed. Their goal is to encourage sustainable decision-making in order to create environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environments that improve the quality of life for all and the John Elliot Center is doing so for the next generation of Kent State Architecture, Interior Design And construction management graduates.
For more information on this award, please visit: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/usgbc-ohio-announces-green-building-awards-recipients
TIMELAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION
View a timelapse of The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design during it's construction.