A new store in Dubai is the world's highest-scoring LEED-CI Platinum-certified project. via @greenso…

From what we keep hearing over here on the other side of the world, everything is newer, shinier, just plain über in Dubai. And now, to chalk up another superlative, they also have – for the present, at least. This new project, designed by HOK and located on Sheikh Zayed Road in Al Barsha, Dubai, is the highest-scoring LEED for Commercial Interiors Platinum-certified project in the world. Slide Show Courtesy of HOK ----- Advertising ----- The Change Initiative has set up shop in the 55,000 square foot space, specializing in sustainable products and supplies. The items for sale range from the ingenious to the sublime: from LED flashlights to a boogie board mounting kit; fabric softener to elegant tumblers; up-cycled aluminum frying pans to energy-efficient washing machines; and plenty more consumers haven’t even dreamed of yet. It is all the realized dream of founder and CE...

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