The R.W. Kern Center has received one of architecture’s most coveted awards for sustainable design: the American Institute of Architect’s Committee on the Environment COTE Top Ten Award. Check out some of the jury comments below, or read more about the award on the AIA website.

The R.W. Kern Center…achieves net zero energy and water and was built without red list products. A collaborative and integrated team approach resulted in this being one of the highest performing projects in the country, with a ripple effect across other higher education campuses in the Northeast. The building skillfully makes sustainability strategies like greywater treatment evident as an educational opportunity for students and further catalyzes a growing movement toward living buildings.

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