Gallery: Nelson Cultural Center: A LEED Gold Addition to the American S...

The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis underwent a major expansion this summer with the addition of the Nelson Cultural Center. Designed by locally-headquartered firm HGA, the new extension incorporates contemporary design, traditional Swedish aesthetics
 
The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis underwent a major expansion this summer with the addition of the Nelson Cultural Center. Designed by locally-headquartered firm HGA, the new extension incorporates contemporary design, traditional Swedish aesthetics and a number of sustainable strategies. The Nelson Cultural Center is anticipating LEED Gold certification due to its sustainable building strategies, which include geothermal heating and cooling, a green roof and much more.

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