Gallery: Habitat For Humanity & Drury University LEED Platinum Home

 

Habitat for Humanity recently announced their first LEED Platinum house in conjunction with students and professors at Drury University’s Hammons School of Architecture in Springfield, Missouri. That’s quite the achievement for the self-titled Drury University Sustainable Habitat House, since there’s only 44 houses in the nation that have achieved LEED Platinum. The newly certified residence is located in Habitat’s for Humanity’s Legacy Trials subdivision north of Springfield, but they are looking to incorporate similar affordable green homes on a national scale.

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  1. pappasgc77@gmail.com March 1, 2012 at 9:49 am

    I live in OH and energy cost are rising rapidly, the era of cheap coal and gas are gone even though the supply is increasing, we cannot depend on the GOV and especially industry to look out for our interest, so no matter the look,(even though i kinda like it) the function is far more important, Leed Platinum should be the standard. We have to take it upon ourselves to not become a slave to markets that have gone out of control. This house is amazing.

  2. heather.ray March 14, 2009 at 12:33 pm

    I may be biased, but I think it’s pretty. :oD

  3. Inhabitat » The F... October 2, 2008 at 12:23 pm

    […] Bryant park in Midtown Manhattan, the crystalline structure will be the first high-rise to receive LEED Platinum certification. Designed for Bank of America by Cook+Fox Architects and Gensler and developed by The Durst […]

  4. Clew Cringle September 20, 2008 at 5:06 pm

    Uglier than a bowling shoe. And leave the 4×4’s for cheap neighborhood fenceposts elsewhere.

  5. ondrae September 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm

    That door guardian is not Feng Shui. The rest of the house is tight though. Impressive that it was student designed and volunteer built.

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