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400,000 Square Foot ONE Greenville Development in South Carolina Targets LEED Gold

Posted By Tafline Laylin On March 7, 2013 @ 11:36 am In Architecture,Environment,Green Roof,Solar Power | 1 Comment

ONE Greenville, South Carolina, USA, LEED Gold, USGBC, green design, sustainable design, eco-design, green roof, solar power, mixed use development, education, retail, urban regeneration, 4240 Architecture,

A large array of solar panels [1] will generate 36kWh for the entire complex on site, thereby reducing dependance on the national grid and cutting overall carbon emissions. Further carbon cutting will be achieved with a green roof [2], which acts as an insulator that improves the microclimate, prevents storm water runoff and sucks up carbon emissions [3].

The ultimate mixed use development [4], the commercial campus also known as Project ONE merges a variety of functions in one central place – a move that helps to control urban circulation. In addition to retailers such as Anthropologie [5], “Project ONE will house Clemson University‚Äôs 70,000-square-foot Graduate School of Business, signifying an evolution of the 124-year-old institution,” according to the design brief. “The building will connect Clemson students, faculty and staff to what Forbes calls one of the top-10 downtowns in the country.” Phase two is expected to reach completion in the summer.

+ 4240 Architecture [6]

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[1] solar panels: http://inhabitat.com/sharps-concentrator-solar-cell-sets-43-5-conversion-efficiency-record/

[2] green roof: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=green+roof

[3] carbon emissions: http://inhabitat.com/tag/co2-emissions/

[4] mixed use development: http://inhabitat.com/tag/mixed-use-development/

[5] Anthropologie: http://inhabitat.com/tag/anthropologie/

[6] + 4240 Architecture: http://www.4240architecture.com

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