Gallery: Syracuse’s Green-Roofed “Kinky” Lab Cuts Energy Use in Half

 
The Syracuse Center for Excellence recently unveiled a $41 Million laboratory complex that embodies their mission to address global challenges through green energy, indoor environmental quality, and smart water use. Designed by Japanese architect Toshiko Mori, the building features an angular facade and a sloping green roof. The project has been nicknamed the “Kinky building”, and it employs several energy-efficient green building strategies and places a strong emphasis on protecting the health of the lab assistants who work there.

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