Gallery: Zero Carbon IDeAs Z2 Design Facility Pops up in Renovated Sili...

 
A collaboration between EHDD Architecture; mechanical engineers Integral Group; and IDEAS, this inspired renovation went from a 1960’s concrete cube into a relaxing spacious office.

Heralded as one of the first zero-energy, zero-carbon commercial buildings in the US, the IDeAs Z2 Design Facility is located in a formerly windowless bank that has been transformed into a light-filled eco-friendly space. Designed to produce more electric energy than it uses, the building’s harvests the sun’s rays with a massive rooftop-mounted photovoltaic system. A collaboration between EHDD Architecture, mechanical engineers Integral Group, general contractor Hillhouse Construction and IDEAS, this inspired renovation turned a 1960’s concrete cube into a relaxing, spacious office.

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