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IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB

  • 00:00 - 31 October, 2009
IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB
IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB

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Text description provided by the architects. Boston based DesignLAB Architects designed the World Headquarters for the International Fund for Animal Welfare(IFAW). Given the mission of the IFAW ("provide a better world for animals and people"), the challenge was to incorporate this through sustainable design.

The program distributed in 54,000sqf is arranged in three clean volumes sitting on a reclaimed brownfield site. The volumes are open to the outside, integrated with the surroundings, through transparent planes. To control the sun over these facades, a series of louvres are arranged along them as you can see on the photos.

The building received the LEED Gold Certification, validating the sustainable strategy.

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Cite: "IFAW Headquarters / DesignLAB" 31 Oct 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/39461/ifaw-headquarters-designlab/> ISSN 0719-8884
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