Gallery: Stunning Zero Plus Energy Lab at Hawaii Preparatory Academy

We're getting jealous here -- with all the absolutely gorgeous green schools popping up around the world, we're wishing we could go back to school. ArchDaily tells us that the Hawaii Preparatory Academy finished their new Energy Lab in January, which not only produces more power than it needs, but also serves to educate students on renewable energy and sustainability. It's also incredibly beautiful and set on the hills of the big island in Hawaii right outside of Waimea. Designed by Boston-based Flansburgh Architects, the Energy Lab is waiting for final confirmation of its LEED Platinum status as well as its Living Building Challenge certification.

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  1. polaris kyo July 1, 2010 at 8:28 pm

    Definitely jealous! +_+

  2. dano June 28, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    The design was by the architects but credit for the conceptual design goes to Dr. Bill Wiecking, who runs the Energy Lab and the computer lab. More details about the Energy Lab are and . Watch the video for more about what he envisions it to be and what it teaches. “We shape our buildings and our buildings shape us.” Note also that if you are on Hawai’i you can go on a tour of the lab.

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