|Ross Barney Architects - James I Swenson Civil Engineering Building in Duluth, Minnesota|
|Tuesday, 07 June 2011 06:35|
This project, a 35,300-square-foot LEED Gold certified building, has integrated sustainable strategies including; increased ventilation, use of low-emitting construction materials, advanced lighting control, advanced thermal comfort control, access to daylight and views for occupied spaces, and the use of an under-floor air distribution system.
The design highlights construction and site systems related to the field of civil engineering including oversized scuppers that channel storm water from the roof to the trio the monumental French drain and two 20 ton gantry cranes located within the 25+ feet high Structural Lab.
This article is part of our coverage of the 2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Award
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:08|