University of Washington, Life Sciences Building

Submitted by 6808b509-f665-… on Thu, 07/29/2021 - 18:15
Deleted
Off
Members Only
Off
Topic
Feature Type
Project Information
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["strong"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Project site: "],[0,[],0,"Previously developed land"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Building program type(s): "],[0,[],0,"Education - College\/University (campus-level)"]]]]}
Credit
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[],"sections":[[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Project attributes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Year of design completion: 2016"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Year of substantial project completion: 2018"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Gross conditioned floor area: 207,000 sq ft"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Number of stories: 7"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Project climate zone: ASHRAE 4C "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Annual hours of operation: 5,840"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Site area: 106,906 sq ft"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Project site context\/setting: Urban "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Cost of construction, excluding furnishing: $146,000,000"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Number of residents, occupants, visitors: 485"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Project team"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Architect: Perkins\u0026Will "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Project Team: Anthony Gianopoulos (Managing Principal), Andy\nClinch (Project Manager\/Designer), Devin Kleiner (Project Architect), Shanni\nHanein (Job Captain) "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Client Team: Major Capital Projects; College of Arts and\nSciences; Department of Biology; Office of University Architect General "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Contractor: Skanska USA "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Electrical Contractor: VECA Electric "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Engineer - Structural and Civil: Coughlin Porter Lundeen "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Engineer - Mechanical and Electrical: Affiliated Engineers,\nInc. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Landscape Architect: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Lighting Design: Blanca Lighting"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Mechanical Contractor: McKinstry "]]]]}
Jury
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["strong"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Erica Cochran Hameen, Assoc. AIA, "],[0,[],0,"Carnegie Mellon University "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Lynn Simon, FAIA, "],[0,[],0,"Google "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Marlon Blackwell, FAIA"],[0,[],0,", Marlon Blackwell Architects"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Michelle Amt, AIA, "],[0,[],0,"VMDO Architects "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Renee Cheng, FAIA, "],[0,[],0,"University of Washington "]]]]}
First Box
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The COTE\u00ae Top Ten Awards is the industry\u2019s best-known awards program for sustainable design excellence. Each year, ten innovative projects earn the prize for setting the standard in design and sustainability."]]]]}
Award Year
2021
Project Name
University of Washington, Life Sciences Building
Description
Impressive and innovative campus building that generates a strong first impression, from performance to exterior.
Primary Image Caption
Exterior view of west facade
Showcase Image Captions
[{"image_id":"6389806","caption":""},{"image_id":"6389808","caption":""},{"image_id":"6392129","caption":""},{"image_id":"6392132","caption":""}]
Tile Sizes
Use on Homepage
Off
SEO Keywords
COTE, COTE Top Ten, COTE Award, sustainable design, green building, building performance, green architecture, design excellence
Temp Draft
Off
Updates
[{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T11:56:26+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":"created"},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T11:57:14+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T11:58:17+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T11:59:16+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:35:37+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:41:00+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:42:07+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:42:09+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:42:24+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:42:27+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:42:40+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:45:18+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T12:45:37+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T16:01:36+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T16:10:25+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T16:13:13+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T16:14:56+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T16:16:27+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T16:17:18+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-09T16:17:57+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-12T20:16:00+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-12T20:20:29+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-12T20:26:06+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-12T20:30:16+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-12T20:32:43+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-12T20:42:36+00:00","author_name":"Matthew Welker","author_id":"59470f54-5f61-4269-b833-e6abdaa2792c","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:12:38+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:12:42+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:12:44+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:12:50+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:13:36+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:13:45+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:14:27+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:14:31+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:18:50+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:20:01+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:21:07+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:28:55+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:30:09+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:31:07+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:32:08+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:33:20+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T18:34:36+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-13T23:03:17+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T02:18:37+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T02:18:51+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T15:38:59+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T15:39:30+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T15:40:38+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:10:50+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:10:54+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:11:52+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:11:57+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:12:53+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:21:08+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:25:25+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:45:10+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:48:05+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:48:39+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-16T18:49:43+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-17T00:01:09+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-17T00:03:01+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-17T00:03:16+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-17T00:04:13+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-17T00:09:01+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-17T00:09:26+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-17T00:15:58+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-19T18:37:07+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-19T18:39:12+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-19T18:51:16+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-20T21:27:51+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-20T21:28:25+00:00","author_name":"April Ovens","author_id":"4fda1878-1404-48b7-9eef-26d202863886","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-21T02:06:41+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-21T20:05:25+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-21T20:46:59+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":"submit for approval"},{"updated_date":"2021-04-21T23:01:09+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-22T00:45:47+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-22T00:46:29+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-22T13:08:11+00:00","author_name":"Francesca Di Marco","author_id":"409a7eff-7985-44b0-9bb3-5ee71d67a6ae","action":"published"},{"updated_date":"2021-04-23T12:58:49+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":"draft created"},{"updated_date":"2021-04-23T12:59:32+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":"submit for approval"},{"updated_date":"2021-04-23T14:20:17+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-04-23T15:45:26+00:00","author_name":"Francesca Di Marco","author_id":"409a7eff-7985-44b0-9bb3-5ee71d67a6ae","action":"published"},{"updated_date":"2021-06-17T16:13:11+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":"draft created"},{"updated_date":"2021-06-17T16:13:38+00:00","author_name":"Melissa Morancy","author_id":"65577b8a-7df9-42f1-b1da-bcbbcd36b3b5","action":"submit for approval"},{"updated_date":"2021-06-18T15:47:03+00:00","author_name":"Christian Taylor","author_id":"6af53a3c-8a92-4156-8829-f5ef73d2329c","action":"published"},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:15:13+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":"draft created"},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:15:19+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:16:22+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:18:45+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:19:21+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:20:23+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:21:04+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:21:26+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":null},{"updated_date":"2021-07-29T18:21:28+00:00","author_name":"Carolyn Perricelli","author_id":"6808b509-f665-41b8-acc8-ac648b0b2676","action":"submit for approval"},{"updated-date":"2021-07-29T20:18:42+00:00","author-name":"Francesca Di Marco","author-id":"409a7eff-7985-44b0-9bb3-5ee71d67a6ae","action":"published"}]
Chapters
["national"]
Tabs
[{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618337893\/ltk3aknznm5fq3p7jih0.jpg","id":"6390997"}],"caption":"Ecotone diagram"}]],"markups":[],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"More\nthan one-third of all students at the University of Washington (UW) take\ncourses in biology, the university\u2019s largest department and the largest STEM\nprogram in the entire state. The Department of Biology needed a new facility to\nmeet its growing demands while embodying the school\u2019s core values of scientific\ndiscovery, innovation, collaboration, active learning, public education, and\nenvironmental sustainability. The completed state-of-the-art building elevates\nthe Department of Biology and UW into the next generation of research, teaching,\nand environmental stewardship."]]],[1,"blockquote",[[0,[],0,"It\u0027s an impressive project, especially the\nmemorable interiors and street presence. It\u2019s out there and going for it.\nStruck by innovative use of vertical fins for solar. Stakeholder engagement\nprocess in the design phase was good; they looked beyond college-age students and\nincluded K-12 students and other constituents. - Jury comment"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The Life\nSciences Building (LSB) simulates an \u201cecotone\u201d\u2014the transition region between\ntwo biological communities. In both program and design, the technology behind\nLSB\u2019s science and research intersects with the study of the natural world. At\n207,000 square feet, LSB combines energy-efficient technologies with natural\nmaterials found in the Pacific Northwest, bringing the outside inward and\nplacing education on display. To enhance the building\u2019s relationship to the\ncampus, students, faculty, and environment, LSB embraces three core concepts\u2014science\nas a gateway, connections, and engagement."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"With these\nconcepts in mind, the design team planned open, flexible, and efficient\nteaching and research spaces, maximizing opportunities for collaboration. The\ncentral stair\u2019s generous landings and breakout spaces create synergy between\nstudents, faculty, and researchers for sharing knowledge. A greenhouse located\nnear Seattle\u2019s largest pedestrian trail encourages the community to engage with\nthe university and discover the science happening within. Innovative solar\nglass fins put science on display while generating enough electricity to light\nall offices year-round, helping achieve LEED Gold certification and meeting the\nAIA 2030 Challenge."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Much more\nthan a building, LSB provides the foundation for innovative and collaborative\ncutting-edge research on climate change. It acts as a hub for student\ndiscovery, transforming the way we teach and how the next generation of\nscientists learn with sustainability at the core."]]]]},"title":"Integration"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618597445\/xighylojh8twb4rxurr1.jpg","id":"6392141"}],"caption":"Exterior view of south and east facade from the Burke-Gilman trail, and campus map"}]],"markups":[["strong"],["em"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"LSB\nis positioned as the community\u2019s gateway to main campus. It provides a unique\ncivic experience, connecting the campus, surrounding community, and city\ninfrastructure through engagement with the Burke-Gilman Trail, Seattle\u2019s\nlargest pedestrian and bike trail. A south-facing public plaza at the\nintersection of the building and trail was designed to mimic a watering hole\nwhere students, researchers, and the public can commune."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The public\ncourtyard to the west, a primary passage through campus, offers reclaimed wood\nbenches tucked into the landscape as areas of respite for both students and\npassersby. The public ground floor is transparent and inviting. With its caf\u00e9,\noutdoor south-facing deck, and variety of soft seating options, LSB has become\na social center merging the main campus and south campus communities. Inside LSB,\nscience and sustainability are on display. Touchscreen dashboards display\nbuilding energy usage and energy production, teaching the community about the\nvarious solar technologies installed on the building and comparing the real-time\nperformance of the rooftop panels with the first-of-its-kind solar fins. The\narchitects teamed with students from UW Solar on the solar innovations and\ngrant funding. The students remained involved during design and construction,\ncementing their engagement, which continues long after project completion."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Walk Score: "],[0,[],0,"93"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Transit Score: "],[0,[],0,"85"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Bike Score:"],[0,[],0," 71"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What is the number of parking spaces?: "],[0,[],0,"0"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What is the number of parking spaces required by local zoning code?: "],[0,[],0,"0"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is there covered bike storage?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Estimate percentage of building occupants who commute via alternative transportation (biking, walking, mass transit, etc.): "],[0,[],0,"99%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Number of showers per occupant: "],[0,[],0,"160"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What kind of access does the community have to the project?: "],[0,[],0,"partial access to interior"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is there on-site food production?: "],[0,[],0,"no"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design\nIntent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Which community stakeholders were identified by the design team? "],[0,[],0,"The\ndesign team embodied the idea of \u201cThe People\u2019s Research Facility\u201d and engaged\nwith multiple UW community stakeholders, in particular, the UW Solar Campus\nSustainability Group (student led) and UW Integrated Design Lab (led by UW\nprofessors and community members)."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"How were they engaged during the design process? "],[0,[],0,"UW\nSolar Campus Sustainability Group (student led) helped attain grants for solar\ninstallations on the roof, a key factor in achieving the 2030 Challenge. The\nstudent group participated in the design, project management, and commissioning\nand is continuing to track the PV\u2019s performance."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Give an example of how the project benefits someone who\u0027s not\ndirectly associated with the project: "],[0,[],0,"Highlighting\nthe idea of a community hub for science, local K-12 student groups offer tours\nof the building, greenhouse, and site for educational purposes. The tours\u2019\nfocus includes the innovative water reuse strategies and on-site energy\nproduction."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"How does the project facilitate movement to and from the site? "],[0,[],0,"The\nsite engages with the Burk Gilman Bike Path, Seattle\u2019s largest pedestrian\ntrail, which, along with extensive secure bike parking and showers, encourages\nusers to commute via human-powered transportation."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What services does the project provide to the surrounding\ncommunity (e.g., farmers markets, polling stations, clinics, etc.)? "],[0,[],0,"Publicly\naccessible coffee shop, covered south-facing public deck, and a variety of\nseating options invite the campus and community to enjoy the amenities spaces\ntogether."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"How does\nthis project and site promote:"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[1],1,"Provide an example for each."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Mental restoration: "],[0,[],0,"Natural daylight, extended views\nto the Olympic Mountain range, soft seating near windows, and a variety of\nsmall group break-out areas provide users with a number of diverse locations to\ntake a moment for oneself or with a small group of friends."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Physical activity: "],[0,[],0,"An open stair centrally located\nnear the main entrance to the building, with its oversize landings and natural\ndaylight pouring into the space, encourages users to take the stairs rather\nthan the elevators."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Social connection: "],[0,[],0,"Take a moment to catch up with a\ncoworker at the living room\u2013style break-out spaces on each floor, bump into a\nfriend on the central stair and chat for a moment on the oversized landings, or\ndiscuss the Bio 100 quiz over coffee in a relaxing chair on the sun deck. These\nare just a few of the potential moments for a social connection."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Cultural understanding: "],[0,[],0,"Large art\npieces from local artists hang along the busy level 1 public corridors; the art\nfocuses on culturally themed pieces tying into the topics of biology."]]]]},"title":"Equitable Communities"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618617558\/f2nptqvffyxdbllbxnwm.jpg","id":"6392250"}],"caption":"Timeline of plants"}]],"markups":[["strong"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"LSB\nmirrors an \u201cecotone,\u201d the transition between two biological communities, as\ntechnology behind the science intersects with the study of the natural world.\nThe southern exterior is comprised of metal, glass, and energy-producing solar\nfins that represent technology, while the northern exterior boasts natural wood\nthat represents nature, visually connecting the building to the treasured deodar\ncedars lining the woodland path."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"LSB leverages\na unique plant palette to highlight the ecology of its site. Approaching LSB\nfrom the west, one experiences a \u201ctimeline of plants,\u201d emphasizing LSB\u2019s\neducation goals and contributing to campus knowledge. This \u201ctimeline\u201d follows\nplant evolution, from bryophytes (i.e., mosses) to seedless vascular plants\n(i.e., ferns) to gymnosperms (i.e., conifers) to angiosperms (i.e., flowering\nspecies). The greenhouse\u2019s plaza showcases its plants seasonally for the\npublic. Throughout the site, habitat cavity walls are designed to capture water\nand debris, which seep down channels formed within the walls, providing a life\nsource for seeds and spores as well as for birds and insects."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The interior\nalso integrates ecology, placing nature at its core. Celebrating the natural\ngrandeur of the Olympic Forest, the elevator core is wrapped in custom-milled\nslabs from 115-year-old, 200-foot Douglas fir trees donated by a UW Biology\nprofessor."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is this a previously developed site? "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of site area supporting vegetation before project began: "],[0,[],0,"47%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of the site area that is vegetated (landscape or green roof) post-development: "],[0,[],0,"36%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of site area covered by native plants that support native or migratory species and pollinators: "],[0,[],0,"48%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Intentional design strategies used to promote: "],[0,[],0,"biodiversity, habitat conservation, flora\/fauna"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design intent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What does this project do to regenerate the natural ecosystem\non-site? "],[0,[],0,"Habitat cavity walls are integrated into the landscape to capture\nwater and debris, which seep down channels formed within concrete site walls,\nproviding a life source for seeds and spores attracting birds and insects. Starting\nas a lifeless concrete surface, over time these habitat cavity walls form a\nnutrient-rich and diverse microclimate for life to thrive\u2014exemplifying the\nBiology Department\u2019s aspiration for the building and site to continue to evolve\nand improve over time."]]]]},"title":"Ecosystems"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618338501\/yvke0izrafchnnc5oi03.jpg","id":"6391002"}],"caption":"Sustainability diagram"}]],"markups":[["strong"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Everything\non UW\u2019s campus tilts toward the Puget Sound, and LSB\u2019s role in capturing and\nreusing water\u2014turning waste from one system into a resource for another\u2014is\nimportant to the local ecology and for helping prevent tainted or toxic\nchemicals from trickling into the region\u2019s iconic waters."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"In a typical\nlab building approximately 20% of water is wasted creating reverse osmosis\npurified water. However, LSB\u2019s reverse osmosis reclaim system captures\notherwise wasted water from labs into a cistern, then treats and repurposes it\nto irrigate greenhouse plants. The predicted water savings from this system is\n293,750 gallons per year, meaning LSB reuses about 28% of the wastewater it\nproduces."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Considering\n14,000 plants grow in the greenhouse, water reuse lessens reliance on Seattle city\nwater, often supplied to greenhouses for single-pass irrigation. The public\ngreenhouse tours, common for K-12 students, will highlight this innovative\nwater reuse strategy and educate the next generation on water conservation."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"In addition\nto low-flow fixtures and innovative wastewater reuse, LSB leverages a Puget\nSound icon: rain. Given Seattle\u2019s 37 inches of average annual rainfall, LSB\u2019s\ngreen roof, habitat cavity walls, and extensive plantings retain 31,166 gallons\neach year on-site, reducing runoff to Puget Sound."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is on-site potable water use regularly metered and monitored?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is water use submetered?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was water consumption modeled?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is potable water used for non-potable uses (e.g. irrigation, toilet flushing)?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1," Is rainwater collected and stored for on-site use?: "],[0,[],0,"no"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What non-potable water sources are collected for reuse?: "],[0,[],0,"process"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of rainwater managed on-site (from maximum anticipated 24-hour, two-year storm event): "],[0,[],0,"31.5%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of the site area that is vegetated using irrigated turf grass: "],[0,[],0,"0%"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is potable water quality routinely monitored, filtered, or treated?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Measured annual water use (per building, sf, or occupant): "],[0,[],0,"2,622"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Predicated annual water use (per building, sf, or occupant): "],[0,[],0,"1,760"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of potable water reduced through efficiency measures (LEED calculator): "],[0,[],0,"40%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of potable water offset by other water sources: "],[0,[],0,"28%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of blackwater treated on-site: "],[0,[],0,"0%"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design Intent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Describe the quality of the water that runs off the site: "],[0,[],0,"Eighty\npercent of the total suspended solids (TSS) are removed from stormwater runoff\nfrom the site."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Describe the project\u2019s water resilience strategies. Provide one\nsentence describing the project\u2019s major potable water conservation strategy for\neach end use: "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Fixtures:\nThe building has a predicted water use of approximately 771,000 gallons each\nyear, but through selected fixtures, it saves nearly 521,000 gallons each year\noverall, contributing to a water use intensity (WUI) of 4.2 gallons per square\nfoot each year and 40% overall water-use reduction for a science facility of\nits kind. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Irrigation:\nNative and adaptive plantings were specified for low-water use, including the\ngreen roof sedum mix. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Mechanical\nsystems: Leveraging the UW campus facility resources, there is a redundancy of\nmechanical systems provided by the campus central utility plant with emergency\nbackup."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Process\nsystems: LSB\u2019s reverse osmosis reclaim system captures otherwise wasted water\nfrom labs into a cistern to irrigate greenhouse plants, reusing about 28% of\nthe wastewater it produces and eliminating the need for potable water for\ngreenhouse irrigation."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Additional Information"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Predicted\nannual water use (per building, sf, or occupant): 1,760 gallons per FTE (full-time\nequivalent) per year. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Measured\nannual water use (per building, sf, or occupant): Without a full year of\nmeasured data, we have projected the water use from the measured data we have\nto account for atypical occupancy during the pandemic: 2,622 gallons per FTE per\nyear. "]]]]},"title":"Water"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618338556\/b4wdmt6ruzmt7vnghoel.jpg","id":"6391005"}],"caption":"Flexible planning of research labs"}]],"markups":[["strong"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"LSB\u2019s\nprogramming fosters economic use of shared resources, accomplishing more with\nless space. Flexible and open planning led to an 82% efficiency for research\nfloor plans, accommodating 40 principal investigators\u201418 more than originally\nplanned for\u2014and adapting to the fluctuating needs for lab bench space over\ntime."]]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Programming\nLSB for a diversity of users was also an economic solution for meeting the\nclient goal for intermingling ideas and advancing research through\ncollaboration. This blending of teaching, learning, and research spaces\nreplaced the previous discipline-specific facilities, aggregating resources and\nacademic talent for collective and more efficient approaches to scientific\ninquiry and discovery\u2014essential for quickly responding to the environmental and\neconomic impacts of climate change."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Efficiency\nalso wove into the approach to sharing costs for sustainable innovations. The\ndesign team partnered with students from UW Solar and UW\u2019s Urban Infrastructure\nLab to present grant opportunities for energy and water innovations to bring\nthe project back on budget while maintaining the sustainable design\naspirations. The results were two grants: a $112,000 grant for the wastewater\nreuse system and a matching $300,000 grant for the solar panel installations,\nwhich engaged alumni donors who share a passion for meeting the university\u2019s\nclimate commitments."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Construction costs per square foot (USD\/SF): "],[0,[],0,"$690\/sq ft"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Were lifecycle costs calculated?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What is the timeframe for the life cycle cost calculations?: "],[0,[],0,"The design team is continuing to collaborate during post-occupancy with UW Solar to evaluate the life cycle cost analysis of the water re-use system capturing rejected water from the lab purification system and the solar panels. The analysis is in progress, so final metrics are not yet available."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design Intent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Describe right-sizing strategies and considerations: "],[0,[],0,"Smart\nspace programming led to 82% efficiency for research floor plans, accommodating\nalmost 50% more investigators than originally programed and allowing more researchers\nin the same space."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"How did design choices minimize materials usage, allowing for\nlower cost and more efficiently designed systems\/structure? "],[0,[],0,"The\ndesign team was motivated to do more with less. For example, the lower lobby\nwas originally designed with terrazzo flooring, but the team opted to save\nmaterials and costs by simply polishing the concrete slab without a topping,\nusing the structure as a finish material."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Provide one sentence on the strategies used to reduce cost and\/or\nincrease value for each of the following: first costs, utilities, maintenance,\ncleaning, occupant health and well-being, flexibility, adaptability, and\/or\nresilience: "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"First\ncosts: The design was able to provide more program per budget through the\nsupport of grants and donors."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Utilities:\nA 40% reduction in water use and a 80.2% reduction in energy use significantly\nreduces utility cost. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Maintenance:\nThe Advanced Building Management System notifies facility managers when any\nsystems are not performing optimally. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Cleaning:\nThe use of durable materials for both interior and exterior helps with cleaning.\nFor example, the Parklex wood cladding on the exterior is a true wood cladding\nwith a higher durability than typical wood cladding products, providing for a\nlonger life and requiring less product care. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Occupant\nhealth and well-being: Incorporating biophilia and natural light into the\ndesign\u2014for example, around the elevator cores\u2014has shown to decrease absenteeism\nof employees and increase productivity by 6\u20137%. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Flexibility,\nadaptability, and\/or resilience: The labs were programmed with flexibility so\nthat they can adapt to the number of researchers and research requirements\n(distribution of lab gases were brought to all stations). As labs change over time,\nless renovation will be required. "]]]]},"title":"Economy"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618857764\/cefmmfsnfpkjgdoveogj.jpg","id":"6392690"}],"caption":"Building integrated photovoltaics"}]],"markups":[["strong"],["em"],["sub"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"In\naddition to generating energy, LSB employs the latest technologies for energy\nconservation, including radiant systems such as chilled beams and chilled waves\nfor heating and cooling of labs, offices, and public spaces. These systems\nprove more effective than traditional variable air volume systems, and when\npaired with radiant floor heating systems, natural ventilation cooling, and a\nhigh-performance building envelope, they create a streamlined heating, cooling,\nand heat recovery hydronic loop."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"LSB\u2019s design\nteam used solar glass in previously unseen ways: to both cool the building and\ngenerate electricity without emitting carbon. First-of-its-kind building\nintegrated photovoltaics, or BIPVs, are installed on the southwest fa\u00e7ade,\nreducing unwanted solar heat gain in the offices, providing expansive views,\nreflecting daylight, and producing enough electricity to light the offices on\nall four floors of the building throughout the year. In addition, the roof of\nthe building is maximized with high-efficiency solar panels and, along with\nrenewable energy credits, increases the energy reduction to over 80%\u2014exceeding\nthe 2030 Challenge, an aspirational energy target set by Architecture 2030. By\nmeeting the upcoming 2030 Challenge threshold for the next five years, this\nproject is an example for future projects on campus."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Predicted gross EUI (include all site energy uses, exclusive of on-site generations and purchased credits of offsets): "],[0,[],0,"152.8 kBtu\/sf\/yr "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],0,"Measured gross EUI (include all site energy uses) "],[0,[1],2,"Note if COVID-19 altered occupancy during the measured year.: "],[0,[],0," 137 kBtu\/sq ft\/yr"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Zero Tool-Percent reduction in energy from the benchmark, excluding all on-site renewables: "],[0,[],0,"58.7%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is energy generated on-site?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Were renewable energy credits or offsets purchased for this project?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"All electric building?: "],[0,[],0,"no"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Measured lighting power density (LPD): "],[0,[],0,"2.17 W\/sq ft"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percent LPD reduction from IECC 2006: "],[0,[],0,"25%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percent window-wall ratio: "],[0,[],0,"48.2%"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was energy modeling used to inform design decisions?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Operational emissions: "],[0,[],0,"0.02 mT CO"],[0,[2],1,"2"],[0,[],0,"\/sq ft\/yr: "]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percent WWR by orientation (N, S, E, W): "],[0,[],0,"22441258"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design Intent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Explain any difference between measured and predicted EUI: "],[0,[],0,"The expected gross EUI was 152.8, well the measure gross EUI was 137. The 15.8 drop in EUI is primarily due to 2 reasons. First, is that the onsite solar (Roof PV + Solar f ins) produced 81,161 kWh more than predicted. Second, is that the expected electrical energy use f or the campus chilled water was 1,081,988 kWh less than expected. The combination of less energy being used and higher than expected production f rom on site PV brought the EUI significantly lower."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Describe your enclosure (wall, roof , and window) specification for optimizing climatic performance (U-value, SHGC, VT, shading, dynamic, etc.). "],[0,[],0,"Glass performance of Solarband 72 XL : U-Value 0.26 (summer), 0.28 (winter), SHGC 0.27, VT 64 %, plus exterior shading on SW fa\u00e7ade. Roof and soffits have an R-value of 30, Walls have an R-value of 24.25."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Describe the primary strategy f or reducing operations carbon (scope 1: direct emissions; scope 2: indirect emissions). "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Scope 1 \u2013 Design team selected wood materials (exterior wood cladding, elevator core wraps) also the use of a highly efficient mechanical systems paired with a heat recovery."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Scope 2 \u2013 There is no parking on site and with the proximity to Burke Gilman bike path users are encouraged to commute by bike."]]]]},"title":"Energy"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["strong"],["sub"],["b"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\u201cCreate\nthe healthiest working and learning environment\u201d was a primary project goal\nresulting from two eco-charrette sustainability workshops. One of the signature\nfeatures highlighting this commitment to health and wellness is a large open\nstair on display at the main entry that promotes exercise as occupants rise and\ndescend the six stories with expansive views out to campus and the Olympic\nPeninsula beyond. Structurally suspended within a 1,000-square-foot, skylit\nglass-box atrium, the feature stair is bathed in daylight with a rejuvenating\nconnection to nature."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Additional\napplications of biophilic design, which reduces stress and improves\nproductivity through connecting to nature, include an expansive south-facing\ndeck. Partially covered for Seattle\u2019s light rain, the deck is an extension of\nthe main lobby, drawing students and faculty outside for fresh air with views\nto the greenhouse plant research. With outdoor seating for the lobby caf\u00e9, the\ndeck overlooks a common campus path and has become a destination for socializing."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Another\nproject goal resulting from the eco-charrettes was material health: the\nPrecautionary List was leveraged for specifying non-toxic products, promoting\nthe health of the occupants, manufacturers, and installers who come in contact\nwith the materials during their life cycle."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Do greater than 90% of occupied spaces have a direct view to the outdoors?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was daylight modeled to inform design decisions? Summarize results: "],[0,[],0,"yes, analysis of the fins on the SW fa\u00e7ade, depth of the fins and spacing to maximize daylight well minimizing solar heat gain. The optimized results were a 20\u0022 deep fin, 5\u0027 OC. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"In the office space the window height was raised from 9\u0027-6\u0022 to 11\u0027-0\u0022 to allow daylight to reach the center of the floor plate, the taller windows drive the daylight all the way into the lab spaces. This also provides for direct lines of sight to the outdoors."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"How easily can occupants control their own thermal comfort and lighting?: "],[0,[],0,"94% of work stations within 30\u0027 of operable window; 100% of work stations have a task light."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was a \u0022chemicals of concern\u0022 list used to inform material selection?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Were Health Product Declarations (HPDs) collected? Summarize results: "],[0,[],0,"no"],[0,[0],1," "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What level of air filters are installed?: "],[0,[],0,"MERV 15-16"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is air quality monitored on an ongoing basis?: "],[0,[],0,"no"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1," If the project is in a humid climate, is standalone dehumidification installed?: "],[0,[],0,"n\/a"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],0,"What is the design maximum CO"],[0,[1],1,"2"],[0,[],1," in PPM? "],[0,[],0,"800"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Provide further modeled daylight metrics: "],[0,[],0,"67.75% of occupant work stations achieving adequate light levels without the use of artificial lighting (@ 3 pm September 21) per LEED 2009 required test IEQ 8.1."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What percentage of occupied spaces have a direct view to the outdoors?: "],[0,[],0,"92.95%"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design Intent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Major strategy for improving indoor air quality: "],[0,[],0,"Both\nmanual and automated operable windows were employed for cooling and air flow\nrequirements, and finish materials were specified to minimize off-gassing. To\nfurther improve occupant health, the covered outdoor deck is frequently used\nand easily accessible to all."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Major strategy for improving indoor acoustical: "],[0,[],0,"Indoor\nacoustics were improved with the use of carpeted floors, the classroom\npartitions have a high STC rating, and the offices have acoustical batt\ninsulation from floor to deck."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Major strategy for encouraging occupant movement: "],[0,[],0,"An\nopen stair centrally located near the main entrance to the building, with its\noversize landings and natural daylight pouring into the space, encourages users\nto take the stairs rather than the elevators."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[2],1,"Major strategy for providing healthy foods: "],[0,[],0,"The\ncaf\u00e9 on the main floor of the building offers a variety of healthy food options.\nAdditionally, on the UW campus there are a variety of healthy food options\nwithin walking distance."]]]]},"title":"Well-being"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618338758\/cp3pzhsjfzorglxcbhni.jpg","id":"6391009"}],"caption":"Donated 150 foot tall Douglas fir trees wrap around elevator lobby"}]],"markups":[["strong"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Supporting\nthe principles of biology, the design emphasizes resourceful use of materials,\nenhancing the broader campus ecology. Trees dried from previous campus projects\nwere repurposed as exterior benches, while trees freshly removed from this site\nrestocked the storage space for future projects, perpetuating a natural cycle\nof carbon sequestration and reuse at the campus scale."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The design\nteam implemented solutions to improve indoor air quality both during and after\nconstruction, ensuring adhesives, sealants, paints, flooring, and composite\nwood had low or no volatile organic compounds. Ten percent of LSB\u2019s building\nmaterials were recycled, and 10% of building materials were locally sourced,\nincluding exterior sheathing and reinforcing steel that were harvested and\nmanufactured less than 30 miles off-site. Additionally, 86% of construction\nwaste was diverted from the landfill."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Inspired by\nbiological principles, the team selected natural and healthy materials,\nleveraging the Precautionary List and an in-house library of preferred and pre-vetted\nproducts. For example, the exterior wall insulation is mineral wool, a natural\nmaterial made from volcanic rock, and the roof insulation is polyisocyanurate. Both\nare healthy replacements to the more toxic insulation products commonly used."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Total embodied carbon in metric tonnes: "],[0,[],0,"6,260"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was construction waste considered and tracked on this project? Summarize, results: "],[0,[],0,"yes, 86% of construction waste is diverted from landfill"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Which of the following environmental product declarations did you collect?: "],[0,[],0,"none"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was material reuse considered and tracked on this project? Summarize results: "],[0,[],0,"yes, trees dried from previous campus projects were repurposed as exterior benches while trees freshly removed from this site restocked the storage space for future projects perpetuating a natural cycle of carbon sequestration and reuse at the campus scale."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was recycled content considered and tracked on this project? Summarize results: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Did you track the percentage of project materials extracted and manufactured regionally? Summarize results: "],[0,[],0,"yes, 10% of materials are locally sourced within the region. Specific material selections for regional sourcing include:"]]],[3,"ul",[[[0,[],0,"DensGlass exterior sheathing is 100% regional with manufacturing 24 miles away and harvesting 85 miles away from the project site"]],[[0,[],0,"General Technologies post tensioning steel is 98% regional with manufacturing and harvesting 29 miles away"]],[[0,[],0,"Beumont reinforcing steel is 99% regional with manufacturing and harvesting 29 miles away from the project site"]]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Is the majority of wood used in the projected certified by FSC?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was a whole building life cycle assessment (LCA) conducted? What tools did you use?: "],[0,[],0,"no"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design Intent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Describe the project team\u2019s material selection criteria: "],[0,[],0,"The\nmaterials selection criteria always started with holistically asking what is\nthe fewest amount of materials that can achieve the design intent. For example,\nat the lobby level the concrete flooring was simply polished without adding an\nadditional topping slab. This resulted in using the structure as a finish\nmaterial, saving considerably on material and cost. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Another\nkey question the design team asked is whether the material selection can have\npositive impacts on the broader ecology. For example, the selection extended to\nthe Olympic Peninsula Forest where through sustainable forest management\npractices trees were selected that support the heart of the building at the\nelevator core, mutually benefiting both the forest health and the carbon\nsequestration of the building. By hand-selecting trees in this manner, new\ngrowth can flourish, further increasing the carbon capacity of the forest. "]]]]},"title":"Resources"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["strong"],["sub"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"With\na focus on resilience, the team evaluated the local climate projections, the\nvulnerabilities associated with those projections, and how the design should\nrespond. Due to earthquake projections, the older buildings on campus are\nvulnerable to structural failure and power outages, so LSB was designed with a\nlarge open lobby adjacent to an active learning classroom with an operable\npartition on the ground level to provide safe shelter at the campus core. With\non-site energy generation and emergency power, the building is well equipped for\nshocks and stressors related to climate change."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Open, modular,\nand flexible research and teaching areas are designed to adapt to emerging\nresearch methods and new instrumentation. For example, each lab floor\naccommodates 10 principal investigators and their teams of graduate students,\nwhich grow and shrink based on grant funding and research needs. Unlike the\nBiology Department\u2019s previous labs, LSB provides a large open lab with two\ncommunal fume hoods and 10 shared lab benches, including a common equipment\nbench with a higher allowance for plug loads to accommodate future equipment\nneeds. In addition to saving space and reducing energy needs, this innovative\ndesign for a shared open lab allows research teams to expand bench space as\nrequired."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Percentage of project floor area, if any, that was adapted from existing buildings: "],[0,[1],1,"0%"],[0,[0],1," "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Was research conducted on the most likely local hazards? Which apply?: "],[0,[],0,"yes; earthquakes, utility disruption"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Can the project maintain function without utility power?: "],[0,[],0,"partial backup power"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What type of backup power does the project primarily have?: "],[0,[],0,"renewable\/battery"]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"How does the project respond to the local hazards identified?: "],[0,[],0,"The building structure was designed to withstand a high magnitude earthquake and provide a large area on the ground floor for the building occupants to safely Shelter in Place. To address the possibility of a utility disruption renewable energy has been integrated into the building fa\u00e7ade and maximized on the roof top area with the capacity to provide for partial backup power."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Can the building be used as a safe harbor to support a community during a crisis?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Explain your calculations: "],[0,[],0,"Passive survivability was not calculated for the design of this project."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Design Intent"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"How does the project respond to the local hazards identified? "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Earthquake:\nThe building structure was designed to withstand a high-magnitude earthquake\nand provide a large area on the ground floor for the building occupants to\nsafely shelter in place. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Utility\ndisruption: To address the possibility of a utility disruption, renewable\nenergy has been integrated into the building fa\u00e7ade and maximized on the\nrooftop area with the capacity to provide for partial backup power."]]]]},"title":"Change"},{"body":{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[["images-card",{"images":[{"url":"http:\/\/res.cloudinary.com\/dpcbzfiye\/image\/upload\/v1618618452\/bosqmcyckdq9gxvojmyg.jpg","id":"6392252"}],"caption":"Custom curtainwall mullion design and installation for building integrated solar fins"}]],"markups":[["strong"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[]],[10,0],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The\nfirst-of-its-kind installation of building-integrated solar fins has already\nbeen discovered by design teams around the country. The custom curtainwall\nmullion designed to support the glass fin, conceal the junction box, and\nprovide access to the electrical wiring with a removable snap cap has become a\nstandard aluminum extrusion for others to use. Having received an Underwriters\nLaboratories (UL) listing, a significant coordination effort by the LSB team,\nthe thin film glass solar panels can dramatically increase solar production on\nbuilding facades around the world."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Knowledge was\nshared not only with the building industry but also with students inspiring\nnext generation innovation. Student engagement began in two eco-charrettes and\ncontinued throughout the design of the solar and water reuse innovations,\nculminating in student grant funding and participation in the installation. The\ndesign team partnered with students in multiple conference presentations,\nincluding WOHESC (Washington \u0026 Oregon Higher Education Sustainability\nConference), spreading not only the sustainable strategies, but more\nimportantly how students, building operators, and architects collaborated to\nevolve the design process."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The design\nteam continues to partner with the university facility managers to track\nperformance metrics and will conduct a post-occupancy evaluation, perpetuating\nthe feedback loop to enhance future projects."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Mandatory metrics"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Were integrated design processes engaged early in the project for establishing project performance goals and strategies?: "],[0,[],0,"yes; Eco-charrettes were conducted with key team members. One at the kickoff of Schematic Design to establish initial targets and discuss pathways on how to achieve them. The second during Design Development took place to refine the goals and implement strategies. Along with the Eco-Charrettes, there was coordination early in design between the construction team (Mechanical and Electrical Contractors) and the Architects. This put key partners sitting around the same table together and the strategies discussed developed a shared ownership. This was critical in the implementation of innovative strategies including the first of is kind vertical solar fins on the fa\u00e7ade and the water reuse systems."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"What level of commissioning was undertaken on this project?: "],[0,[],0,"enhanced commissioning (third party, engaged early), continuous commissioning, enclosure commissioning"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Has a post-occupancy evaluation, including surveys of occupant comfort, been performed?: "],[0,[],0,"no"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Which of the following post-occupancy steps were taken?: "]]],[3,"ul",[[[0,[],0,"contact the owner\/occupant to see how things are going"]],[[0,[],0,"obtain utility bill to determine actual performance"]],[[0,[],0,"share collected data with building occupants"]],[[0,[],0,"data logging of indoor environmental measurements"]],[[0,[],0,"post occupancy energy analysis"]],[[0,[],0,"develop and share strategies to improve the building\u0027s performance"]],[[0,[],0,"teach occupants and operators how to improve building performance"]]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Which of the following building performance transparency steps were taken?: "]]],[3,"ul",[[[0,[],0,"present the design of the project to the office"]],[[0,[],0,"present the design of the project to the profession"]],[[0,[],0,"present the design of the project to the public"]],[[0,[],0,"present outcomes and lessons learned to the office"]],[[0,[],0,"present outcomes and lessons learned to the profession"]],[[0,[],0,"present outcomes and lessons learned to the public"]],[[0,[],0,"publish any lessons learned from design, construction, or occupancy"]]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Were lessons learned through post-occupancy used to improve subsequent projects? Give an example: "],[0,[],0,"yes; through occupant feedback, we have heard that the bottom-up window shades were very successful at maintaining daylight and views from deeper within the building core while reducing glare on work surfaces adjacent to the windows. The positive occupant feedback about the comfort levels maintained per the mechanical efficient strategies of combining radiant floors, chilled beams and chilled waves has been implemented on multiple projects following the success of LSB. The combinations of those 3 radiant systems provides for the cooling levels needed without having to duct in cool air."]]],[1,"h2",[[0,[],0,"Encouraged metrics "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Did the project engage in a professional peer review of drawings or specifications during design?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Did the project engage in post-occupancy performance testing (blower door test, thermal imaging, etc.)?: "],[0,[],0,"yes"]]]]},"title":"Discovery"}]
Second Box
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["a",["href","https:\/\/www.aia.org\/resources\/6391171-2021-cote-top-ten-awards?editing=true","target","_new"]]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"View all recipients \u003E "]]]]}
Suppress Tile Description
Off
Project Description
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["strong"],["a",["href","https:\/\/perkinswill.com\/","target","_new"]]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Architect:"],[0,[],0," "],[0,[1],1,"Perkins\u0026Will"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Owner:"],[0,[],0," University of Washington"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Location:"],[0,[],0," Seattle, Washington"]]]]}
Ready to Publish
Off
Hide Ads
Off
Embargo Date
Portfolios