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The Green Building to Host U.S. Green Building Council LEED Platinum Plaque Ceremony & Exhibit Reception

© Ted Wathen Quadrant
© Ted Wathen Quadrant

In honor of its LEED Platinum certification earlier this year by the U.S.Green Building Council (USGBC), The Green Building of Louisville, KY will host an official plaque ceremony and exhibition reception for the public on Friday, September 2, 2011. Details after the break.

(fer) studio's Inglewood Plan

Courtesy of (fer) studio
Courtesy of (fer) studio

(fer) studio’s proposed masterplan for the City of Inglewood is not to just revitalize the underutilized Market Street, but also to provide a regional identity, cultural and commercial mixed-uses and transportation links including access to the coming Expo Light Rail. The plan aims to provide the right combination of environmental and innovative design while enhancing the already existing pedestrian-friendly street, lined with plantings and historic buildings. “Nobody knows about Market Street, but it already has the infrastructure to be something special,” said Doug Pierson principal of (fer) studio.

Video: Creative Energy at The Green Building / (fer) studio

The Green Building in Louisville, Kentucky incorporates a variety of green energy sources to achieve the city’s first LEED Platinum rating. Designed by (fer) studio, the building has geothermal, ice storage, solar panels, and a energy recovery ventilator. Watch the video to find out more.

Video: The Green Wall at The Green Building / (fer) studio

The Green Wall at The Green Building in Louisville, Kentucky is a painting of plants that also cleans the air. “Painted” by Tracey Williams, the Garden Designer that collaborated with (fer) studio, The Green Wall gives visitors a different perspective of plants and their wonderful details.

Video: Wood Reclamation at The Green Building / (fer) studio

The Green Building, designed by (fer) studio, reached a LEED Platinum status through a series of innovative processes. As the first LEED adaptive re-use project in the state of Kentucky they reclaimed much of the building. This video post details the process of re-milling the original building’s structural wood into finished flooring and furniture.