Gallery: Australia’s Surry Hills Library Sets New Standard for Green De...

 
The Surry Hills Library and Community Centre in Sydney, Australia was recently awarded the 2010 National Award for Sustainable Architecture by the Australian Institute of Architects. Designed by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (FJMT), the library and community center sets a new standard of excellence for sustainable design. With automatic sun-tracking louvers, a rooftop photovoltaic system, a green roof, healthy indoor air quality, and an innovative air handling system, the center and FJMT are highly deserving recipients of this year's national sustainable design award.

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