26 Jun '14, 7pm

A detailed look at @mithun_design's COTE Top Ten Sustainability Treehouse.

Continuing our coverage of the 2014 AIA COTE Top Ten green projects, this article is part of a series of 10 pieces that examine a specific, defining design challenge or innovation of each of this year's winners. When the Boy Scouts of America acquired a 10,600-acre post-industrial site in West Virginia—now known as the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve—it wanted to create an exhibition and educational space that Scouts and others could use while visiting the expansive grounds. In keeping with the organization’s environmental ethos, the group also wanted the project to set a high standard for energy performance. To do this, it tapped Seattle-based architecture firm Mithun, architect of record and executive architect BNIM, and Charlottesville, Va.–based Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects. The architects set their sights high, both in terms of environmental ben...

Full article: http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/landscape-architects/sust...

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