|UO building to be one of only LEED science facilities||| Print ||
|Tuesday, April 03, 2012|
Science facilities have many sustainable design challenges considered hard to overcome, but the University of Oregon's Lewis Integrative Science Building is working to change that.
Labs require a high degree of ventilation in order to remove chemical vapors , so the buildings use more energy than other types of structures commonly found on college campuses. In addition, health and safety requirements usually mean that the potentially toxic air in a science facility cannot be recycled.
But by employing some unique design techniques, the design team at THA Architecture was able to create a five-story building that UO officials say is poised to earn a platinum designation in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.
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From Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute: OTRADI today announced its plans to open and operate a 13,000 square-foot multi-tenant bioscience complex in the Willamette Wharf building at 4640 SW Macadam Avenue. Slated to be complete in spring 2013, the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI) will house up to six companies.
MEDIAmerica, publisher of Oregon Business and Oregon Home magazines, announces a new retail website: HalfOffOregon.com. The website offers lodging, dining, recreation and many other items at half off their regular cost.
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