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Green architecture – Li Ka Shing Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences

By Damir Beciri
6 August 2012

li-ka-shing-center-for-biomedical-and-health-sciences-1Located on Oxford Street near University Avenue Grea, the Li Ka Shing Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences represents a nexus for a wide variety of multidisciplinary research related to at UC Berkeley that pursues ways to prevent the root causes of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, HIV and tuberculosis, rather than just the symptoms…. »


Green architecture – Botanical Research Institute of Texas

By Damir Beciri
One Comment15 June 2011

botanical-research-institute-of-texas-1The Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Inc. (BRIT) has one of the largest herbarium collections in the United States. When BRIT decided to build their new herbarium and library building, they used careful site design, responsible landscape management, and conscientious human behavior, in order to reduce the footprint on the natural world as well as… »

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Green architecture – 88th branch of the New York Public Library

By Damir Beciri
22 March 2010

battery-park-library-1The growing community of Battery Park City now has its own library. The Library was constructed with a focus on environmental sustainability and will be the first GREEN Library in Manhattan. The branch is expected to receive LEED Gold certification from the U. S. Green Building Council. Many of the sustainable features the library has… »