Featured Projects

Photo Credit: David Sundberg/ SOM

Seven World Trade Center

A testament to environmental sustainability, 7 World Trade Center (WTC) is the first LEED Gold certified office tower in New York City and the first building to achieve LEED certification under the USGBC’s Core and Shell Criteria. Re-opened in May 2006, the 52-story, 1.7 -million-square-feet office tower was the last tower to fall on 9/11 and the first to […]

Light shelf bio-corridor. Photo credit: Eric Laignel/ Envision

U.S. Green Building Council Headquarters

Opened in February, 2007, the U.S Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED Platinum Headquarters is a showcase of “green” design and sustainable building practices. It had better be. As the organization that advises builders on sustainability practices and certifies these projects according to a certification rating system (LEED), the USGBC exemplifies in its Headquarters the standards […]

Photo credit: Raphael Viñoly Architects

Pittsburgh Convention Center (David L. Lawrence)

The first LEED-certified convention center in North America and the largest green building in the world, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center was designed by the world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly and was commissioned by ABP. This Pittsburgh convention center is a 1.5 -million-square-foot, sail shaped structure with a column-free exhibit hall. Located in one of the […]