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Recent LEED Earth winner @ennearquitectos prove #LEED is possible in #Ecuador and beyond!

Recent LEED Earth winner @ennearquitectos prove #LEED is possible in #Ecuador and beyond!

ENNE Arquitectos is proud to announce that it's new ENNE Arquitectos office is the first LEED-certified project in Ecuador and the most recent winner of USGBC’s LEED Earth campaign . ENNE Arquitectos embraced the challenge of repairing an abandoned, antique building located in the Granda Centeno quarter in Quito, Ecuador. The rehabilitation started with the conservation of the first floor of an antique chocolate factory to install the new ENNE Arquitectos office. The principal objective was to demonstrate—to the community of construction professionals—that sustainable architecture in Ecuador was possible. We wanted to create a green building milestone in a country where a project had never earned LEED certificate. We aimed to create a comfortable work environment where new architectonic designs would be inspired and developed. The outcome was a single floor office of 260 s...

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