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Flexible, Modern Live Work Home in Syracuse Lands LEED Platinum: Designed by Cook+Fox Architects, the Live Work...

Flexible, Modern Live Work Home in Syracuse Lands LEED Platinum: Designed by Cook+Fox Architects, the Live Work...

Designed by Cook+Fox Architects, the Live Work Home in Syracuse, New York has earned a LEED for New Construction Platinum rating from USGBC. The project was entered in the From the Ground Up competition , which was launched back in 2008 by Syracuse University’s School of Architecture. The single-family housing design contest charged teams with creating a compact (between 1100 and 1500 square feet), affordable ($150,000 construction budget) and modern green home for Syracuse’s depressed 550-acre Near Westside district. The 1400-square-foot Live Work Home was completed in 2010. As were all of the From the Ground Up entries, the project was conceived in response to the demographic and social changes confronting the urban fabric in Rust Belt cities like Syracuse. Cook+Fox thus sought to reconsider the definition of the home in the twenty-first century context. The Live Work Ho...

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Live Work Home Takes LEED Platinum

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jetsongreen.com 29 Nov '11, 6am

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In our latest issue, we catch up with Scot Horst from @USGBC re: LEED 2012 developments.

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eco-structure.com 29 Nov '11, 2pm

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greenbuildingsnyc.com 02 Dec '11, 4am

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greenbuildingsnyc.com 09 Dec '11, 2am

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usgbc.org 01 Dec '11, 7pm

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greenbuildingsnyc.com 29 Nov '11, 4am

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greenbuildingsnyc.com 28 Nov '11, 1am

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