Two educational facilities on AIA's list of top green projects

April 13, 2009
Student center in Beirut, Lebanon, and elementary school in Seaside, Calif., are honored

Two education facilities--the Charles Hostler Student Center on the campus of the American University of Beirut (Lebanon), and The Chartwell School in Seaside, Calif.--are among the top 10 green projects for 2009 selected by the American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment. The AIA says the Beirut facility "provides a model for environmentally responsive design that meets the social needs of the campus and the larger region." The Chartwell School was designed to be "a campus that would function as a teaching tool about sustainability while dramatically reducing the school's environmental impact."

Read more about the AIA/COTE Top 10 green projects.

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