Last weekend at the AIGA Grow conference I had the opportunity to hear first hand about the massive green skyscraper that is under construction at One Bryant place in midtown New York. I’ve actually walked past the enormous construction site several times without ever realizing the importance of the building going up. When the new Bank of America building, designed by Cook + Fox Architects, is completed – it will be the first skyscraper ever to attain a Platinum LEED accreditation. And since Platinum is the best you can get out of the four-tiered LEED system, it means that this will be the greenest skyscraper in the world.

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  1. Inhabitat » TALLE... August 8, 2007 at 12:31 am

    […] the rage, from the myriad of green monstrosities going up in Dubai and Bahrain, to New York’s LEED Platinum Bank of America Building, to the new sustainably-minded World Trade Center designs – developers around the globe seem to be […]

  2. karline January 1, 2007 at 9:39 pm

    I am sooo happy that this is starting to happen.

  3. e n K l o s u r e &raqu... April 29, 2006 at 2:41 pm

    […] There’s a new contender vying for the title of World’s Most Sustainable Skyscraper: The new headquarters for the CNTC Guangdong Company, a large tobacco company in China, will be a zero-energy building. […]

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