Gallery: Edinburgh’s Gorgeous John Hope Garden Gateway Wins 2011 Sustai...

 
Inspired by its luscious natural surroundings, the magnificent John Hope Gateway at Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden was designed with social sustainability in mind. Created by award-winning Edward Cullinan Architects, the building hosts an exhibition space, a media studio, a shop, a restaurant, indoor and outdoor educational areas, and a new bio-diversity garden and information center. The groundbreaking green building makes great use of renewable energy, recycles rainwater, takes advantage of passive heating and cooling strategies, and produces little waste.

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