Hitchcock Center Designed for Sustainable Standards

By Jenny Ivy Byrne Green Building News

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment, located in Amherst, broke ground May 1 on an environmental center designed and constructed to the world’s toughest sustainable development standards.

Developers — architects Bruner/Cott & Associates of Boston and contractor Wright Builders of Northampton, Mass. — are constructing the facility according to requirements set by the Living Building Challenge, which is touted as the most rigorous environmental design standard in the world. The building will create its own energy and treat its own waste. Read full article…

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