Gallery: Walsh College Achieves LEED Gold Through Innovative Design

 

Walsh College in Troy, Michigan recently went through unusual lengths to earn its LEED Gold certification. The campus primarily hosts evening classes for mid-career professionals who commute to school after work, so the 37,000 square foot program called for a large parking lot to accommodate its students. In addition, the program required a LEED-certified building that would “make the business case” for sustainable design. Architects Valerio Dewalt Train responded to the challenging brief with an innovative approach that incorporates on-site rainwater recycling, energy-efficient lighting, and a high-performance building envelope.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home