Farr Associates sought out the expert sustainability services of APMonarch LLC as the LEED and Living Building Challenge Consultant for the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
ADAPTIVE REUSE, LIVING BUILDING, MATERIALS
LEED BD+C PLATINUM & LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE MATERIALS PETAL
Inspired by the Harris School ethos of positive social change, the project pursued policy-inspired design firsts. Keller Center is the first LEED Platinum building on the University of Chicago campus and among the first buildings in higher education to earn the rigorous Petal Certification of the Living Building Challenge. It was also awarded an AIA COTE Top Ten Award, the industry’s best-known award program for sustainable design excellence
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