Green to the People: Colorado Court

November 5, 2008 posted by DesignIntelligence

Green to the People: Colorado Court

Not every sustainable design feature on a new building can be, or should be, visible. Sometimes the smartest architectural decisions about energy-efficiency are impossible to see from the sidewalk. But in other cases conspicuousness is precisely the point. In its design for Colorado Court, the first green affordable housing project in the country, the Santa Monica firm Pugh + Scarpa argue that sustainable strategies and aesthetic strategies can be one and the same.

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