27 Sep '12, 4pm

Critics of the new Barnes have to give it this: [email protected]_barnes by Tod Williams Billie Tsien picked up LEED Platinum.

Critics of the new Barnes have to give it this: .@the_barnes by Tod Williams Billie Tsien picked up LEED Platinum.

Barnes Foundation president Derek Gillman cited Billie Tsien, AIA, and Tod Williams, FAIA, for a building design that includes a vegetated roof, rapidly renewable materials, and water efficiency throughout the Foundation's 4.5-acre campus. Gillman praised the work of Olin (the landscape architects who designed the site and plantings), as well as Fisher Marantz Stone (who designed the building's lighting), and Ballinger (who led the effort for LEED certification).

Full article: http://www.eco-structure.com/leed/barnes-foundation-gets-...

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