The Green Architecture Behind Tonight's Presidential Debate

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The Green Architecture Behind Tonight's Presidential Debate The Green Architecture Behind Tonight's Presidential Debate
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The Green Architecture Behind Tonight's Presidential Debate

by Yasha Wallin

October 27, 2012


But just what exactly constitutes a "green building?" For one, Newman Architects used recycled materials during construction, such as steel reinforcement, and large and small aggregates. The building was primarily built using tilt-up concrete construction, a method that means the majority of the work is done on-site, lowering transportation costs and environmental impact, increasing the speed of construction, energy efficiency, and making a longer-lasting building.


So while the candidates might not touch on alternative energy and green building as much as we'd like while squaring off, at least for tonight, someone's got sustainability covered.

Photos courtesy of Newman Architects and Robert Benson Photography
 

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