The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Pittsburgh’s Phipps Conservatory is finally complete, the culmination of a 10-year expansion by Architecture/Design Alliance. Built to achieve net-zero energy consumption with the help of solar panels, a wind turbine, and geothermal wells, the 24,000-square-foot structure also incorporates recycled materials. Certification is being pursued not only for LEED Platinum but also for the Living Building Challenge and Sustainable Sites Initiative.

Continue Reading

AROUND THE WEB