Projects tagged "LEED"
News tagged "LEED"
Inside California’s stunning new testing facility for auto pollution (California Air Resources Board)
Photo: ZGF Architects California has the most stringent emissions standards in the U.S., and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is the rule maker and regulator for the state. Working with ZGF Architects and Hensel Phelps, Colin Gordon Associates performed vibration and acoustic services for the design and construction of a new 403,306 sf LEED […]
Designed by ZGF Architects with acoustical and vibration consulting by Colin Gordon Associates, Arizona State University’s new building sets a standard for sustainability. It is the winner of Lab Manager’s Excellence in Sustainability prize. Along with the active chilled beam design, the ERAL (enhanced run-around loop) system, and unique copper screen reacts to the local climate resulting […]
Biodesign C, at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, is currently in its build phase and expected to open April 2018. Designed by ZGF Architects with acoustical and vibration consulting by Colin Gordon Associates, this is the third interdisciplinary science and technology lab within the complex. Biodesign C will house the world’s first compact X-ray free-electron […]
The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies selected two CGA projects for SmithGroupJJR as winners of their 2017 Green Good Design (UC Merced Science & Engineering II, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Chu Hall). The awards celebrate exceptional design solutions that advance progress towards […]
A new Comprehensive Cancer Center on the Phoenix Biomedical campus has been built as a joint project between the University of Arizona Cancer Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Designed by ZGF Architects LLP and Hensel Phelps as part of a Design-build, the five-story, 220,000-square-foot building is the first in Phoenix to utilize […]
The role of acoustics is becoming increasingly important in sustainable design projects seeking LEED certification. As an acoustical consultant, Colin Gordon Associates is now bringing “more to the table” with regard to this process. While in the past the acoustical design could only be used to indirectly help achieve LEED credits in areas such as […]
Many CGA projects achieve LEED Certification: As of April 2014, 27 facility design projects using Colin Gordon Associates had achieved LEED Certification, including six projects awarded the coveted LEED Platinum status, and 14 LEED Gold. While LEED Certification is based on a variety of factors, requiring efforts by the entire team, there are a growing […]