The gymnasium at Talawanda High School Photo courtesy of SHP.

The gymnasium at Talawanda High School includes a 360-degree band of windows to maximize daylight. Architect: SHP Leading Design.

Go for the Green

The use of green design when building or renovating a school structure benefits the school itself in a multitude of ways.

Green design isn’t a new concept to the architectural world. As part of 21st century design, architects are continually seeking new ways to make buildings more energy efficient and lowering a building’s total cost of ownership. This concept is spread among a variety of industries, especially educational facilities.  

More than 64 percent of schools lack awareness of the benefits to green design, says Gregory Kats of the U.S. Green Building Council in &ldquo

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