Gallery: Rainwater-Harvesting Seattle Residences Aiming For LEED Platin...

 
This lovely seven-residence development was completed in Seattle in 2009, and is now upping its green ante by seeking LEED Platinum certification. Dubbed the Footprint at the Bridge, the building by Seattle firm Johnston Architects features rainwater collection and natural materials in an urban environment. Clad in FSC-certified wood, the V-shaped residential development is located in the Fremont district and has sweeping views of the Cascades as well as Lake Union.

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  1. lazyreader January 13, 2011 at 8:21 am

    I’ve seen crack houses and meth labs with more style. Then they built gardens and landscaping to absorb rain, only to hide it behind a labyrinth of berlin walls. Sorry, when ever I see ugly apartments I think of the former Soviet Union, but forgot that Russia actually has pretty buildings and Seattle only has the Space Needle.

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