Topics » Business & Economy   April 23, 2012

Sunshine, Composting Toilets and Rainwater: Recipe for a Top 10 Green Building

ASU Polytechnic Campus

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ASU Polytechnic Campus

ASU Polytechnic Academic District; Mesa, Ariz.

According to the AIA site, "The design for the Arizona State University Polytechnic transformed a decommissioned airbase into an inviting pedestrian campus that celebrates the desert landscape and creates a new identity for the program."

"They did such a great job designing for a place and overcoming a storm water problem with 14 acres of blacktop that is now all treated on site so what was flooding has been handled through landscape and design," an anonymous juror said in a comment on the site.

Total project cost at time of completion, land excluded: $64 million.

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