Blog

Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes Among Top 10 Green Projects of 2016

Center for Sustainable Landscapes (Photo credit: Paul G. Wiegman)

Center for Sustainable Landscapes (Photo credit: Paul G. Wiegman)

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Center for Sustainable Landscapes was honored as one of the top ten green projects for 2016 at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 National Convention and Design Exposition.

These projects were chosen by the AIA and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) for their design and innovation techniques, integration with the community, land use and effect on site ecology, bioclimatic design, energy and water use, approach to light and air, materials construction, long-life considerations and feedback loops.

We are proud to have provided preconstruction services for The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) project. The CSL is an education, research, and administration facility designed to be the greenest building in the world. It generates all of its own energy and treats storm and sanitary water captured on-site.

The CSL is the first and only building to meet four of the highest green certifications:

  • The Living Building Challenge
  • LEED Platinum
  • WELL Building Platinum
  • Four-Stars Sustainable SITES

To learn more about the CSL, visit their website.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

When you buy CM Services, You are Buying Our People

Meet the whole team

A Trusted Partner

"Their level of professionalism, dedication, and commitment to the safety and success of a project is resolute from the beginning to the very end. They have displayed all of the qualities of a true partner and I am grateful for the positive experience that I have had with this team of professionals."

-Leonard Corazzi, Director of Finance and Operations at Bethel Park School District

"I have worked with a number of quality construction management companies in the years that I have been doing roofing construction - but I have never been as wholly impressed with an organization as I am with Massaro. It was a pleasure to work with many of your personnel and I look forward to working with your company again on future projects."

-Ben Hartzler, President of Mid-State Roofing and Coating, Inc.

Recent News