UC Irvine’s Humanities Gateway Building Awarded LEED Platinum Certification | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
The Humanites Gateway at UC Irvine, by Fentress Architects, achieves LEED Platinum certification with its double-faced design.

Designed by Fentress Architects, the new signature gateway to the School of Humanities at UC Irvine is a spectacular and sustainable construction that recently achieved LEED Platinum certification. A number of energy efficient strategies were included, such as three-story light wells for daylighting, high performance mechanical systems, and occupancy sensors. The building is at once playful and creative while paying respect the tradition of the existing architecture of the campus...