Gallery: Harvard’s Green Graduate Student Residence


Students are not always known for their green-mindedness. Facing habitual late nights and juggling multiple deadlines, it can be hard balance an eco lifestyle with a studious one. Fortunately, Harvard is joining the ranks of colleges that are trying to incorporate green design right into the campus. The famed Ivy League university commissioned Kyu Sung Woo Architects to design a new graduate student residence that aims to achieve a high level of LEED Certification. The 115,000-square-foot project is aimed to provide housing for 50 percent of the school’s graduate, professional, and doctoral students.

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  1. jeanX November 25, 2008 at 8:25 pm

    What level of LEED?
    How it heated/cooled?
    The first pic shows a mistake—-it is not accessible.
    Oh well…..

  2. organicgrid November 24, 2008 at 9:27 pm

    It must be nice to have tens of millions of extra dollars laying around to build “green washing” student residence!

  3. miniman November 24, 2008 at 4:33 pm

    What a coincidence, that building is right across the street from where I work. It’s right outside my window at the moment. Very beautiful architecture.

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