Hyatt at Olive 8 – Seattle, Washington
I first wrote about Seattle’s Hyatt at Olive 8 in February. The hotel had recently opened its door and was pursuing LEED certification. The hotel is part of a mixed-use facility that includes 229 condominiums and 346 guestrooms. The LEED certification process has finished and the hotel is now the first mixed-use LEED certified project in the city.
The facility features a green roof, an all-glass exterior, low-flow plumbing, dual-flush toilets, and native landscaping. Additionally, the project managers were able to divert more than 95% of construction debris from local landfills. The building should realize a 23% reduction in energy use and a 36% reduction in water use.
Timberland Apparel – New York City
The commercial interior was created through a collaboration with Environetics and Cubellis. The two design firms joined forces to design the nearly 13,000 square-foot space.
Hines EcoLogistics 1 – San Luis Potosi, Mexico
“Green building features include: bicycle storage and changing rooms; preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles; reduction of heat-island effect using open-grid pavement; use of low-emitting materials, adhesives, paints and sealants; a 20 percent reduction in indoor potable water use; and a 19 percent energy cost savings due in part to an integrated daylighting sensor system. In addition, more than 50 percent of construction waste was diverted from the landfill back into the manufacturing cycle” Source: Hines