Gallery: HOK Teams Up With USGBC to Unveil Sustainable Orphanage and Ch...

 

The U.S. Green Building Council recently announced that it has selected HOK as an official design partner for Project Haiti – a building designed to LEED Platinum principles that will replace a Port-au-Prince orphanage and children’s center devastated by the 2010 earthquake. The new structure will provide a safe, healthy home for the kids of the Fondation Enfant Jesus orphanage and children’s center. The design, which was just revealed yesterday, will take full advantage of passive heating and cooling, require minimal maintenance, and be independent from the city’s unreliable power grid.

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  1. wtsall February 4, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    Very nice, but sad that this needs to exist.

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