Green Highrises

A new building in Cambridge, MA will serve as a model for green highrises.
January 1, 2004, 5am PST | Connie Chung
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"Global biotech firm Genzyme's new corporate headquarters is a 12-story glassy surprise in redbrick Cambridge, Massachusetts....Behnisch Behnisch & Partner, of Stuttgart and Los Angeles, submitted a design inspired by daylight, energy efficiency, air quality, and other sustainable-design aims....The 350,000-square-foot building may become the country's largest to be certified at the platinum level of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED...rating system, and its technological innovations will certainly provide a model for other green high-rises in this country."

Thanks to Julie Taraska

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Published on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 in MetropolisMag.com
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