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AIA Honors the Top Ten Sustainable Buildings of 2018

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Source: The Architect's Newspaper

As a fitting kickoff to Earth Day weekend, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) has announced the 2018 recipients of its COTE Top Ten Awards. Honoring ten projects that have surpassed rigorous thresholds in integration, energy use, water conservation, and wellness benchmarks, the award showcases cutting-edge buildings that are not only sustainable, but that contribute to the surrounding neighborhood. ...

New United States Courthouse; Los Angeles; Los Angeles
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

According to the jury: “We were impressed with the quality of the calm, light-filled interior spaces for occupants who are often in the courthouse under difficult circumstances.”

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