Umrath Hall makeover garners awards

Century-old Karl D. Umrath Hall’s makeover is winning awards and a coveted environmentally sustainable certification.

Family Learning Center earns LEED Gold certification

The Family Learning Center building has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The Family Learning Center building, designed by Ross Barney Architects, features energy-efficient equipment and lighting; lighting controls; a thermally efficient building envelope; regional, recycled and rapidly renewable materials; and native and adapted planting.

New South 40 buildings certified LEED Gold

Three new student residential buildings on the Danforth Campus — the South 40 House (Phase 2), College Hall and Eliot B — have received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. All three buildings are located on the South 40 area of campus. 

Washington University’s Village East apartments certified LEED Silver

David KilperVillage East student apartment buildingWashington University in St. Louis’ Village East student apartment building has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Village East is the first LEED-certified residence hall and third LEED-certified building on the university’s Danforth Campus.

The Sustainable University Campus

The School of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis and the U.S. Green Building Council—St. Louis Chapter will present The Sustainable University Campus, a national colloquium on campus environmental design, March 28 and 30. The event will feature lectures, workshops and case study presentations by close to a dozen architects, engineers, landscape architects, campus facilities managers and environmental systems consultants from around the country. Schedules, Bios, Registration…