Bullitt Center Earns FSC Project Certification

Posted by Brad Kahn on Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 7:28 PM

First Commercial Building in the US to Earn FSC® Project Certification SEATTLE – The Bullitt Center, which is the first heavy-timber office building in Seattle since the early 20th century, is also the first commercial building in the U.S. to earn Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC) Project Certification. At a time when the commercial building industry is…

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KC Golden: Reflections on the Bullitt Center

Posted by Nina Smith-Gardiner, AIA, LEED AP on Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 7:38 PM

“The Stone Age didn’t end because we ran out of stones. We transitioned to a better solution.” Comment by departing Energy Secretary Steven Chu, February 2013 KC Golden of Climate Solutions sees energy conservation and energy efficiency as crucial in a transition to a clean energy future. The Bullitt Center stands as a living example…

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A Perspective on the Bullitt Center Design

Posted by Nina Smith-Gardiner, AIA, LEED AP on Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 7:36 PM

NOTE: This post offers the author’s perspective, based on interviews with the architects and others on the project team. The Bullitt Foundation is constructing the Bullitt Center to initiate a profound change in the way buildings are designed and built. Denis Hayes realized that revolutionizing building practices could have a profound effect on energy consumption…

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