Gallery: US Army Corps of Engineers Unveils New LEED Gold Headquarters ...

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has just moved into their state-of-the-art, LEED Gold headquarters located on the site of a previously non-descript brownfield warehouse in Seattle. The $72 million, 209,000 square foot compound, designed by ZGF Architects in partnership with Sellen Construction, boasts the latest innovations in green building technology such as geothermal energy, cutting-edge integrated mechanical systems, and an advanced rainwater harvesting system. It also utilizes time-tested low-tech green strategies such as building orientation and dimension to maximize daylight and to take advantage of passive solar design.

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