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LEED Works! | USGBC Arkansas

LEED Works! | USGBC Arkansas | concrete masonry |
In skyscrapers and homes, in schools and hospitals, in iconic old structures and gleaming new ones, we have proven that LEED works. In all 50 states, in 140 countries and territories, on Main Street and Wall Street, at City ...
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The value of LEED v4 is being recognized throughout the industry!

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Clifftop House Maui / Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti

Clifftop House Maui / Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti | concrete masonry |
Familiar with dense urban environments in Europe, the architects had a very different challenge in Maui. Their concept combines several “houses” under a common roof. The roof also serves as a folded wood deck and integrates the house with the landscape. Each separate “house” is a U-shaped volume with a bedroom and bath that each open to the ocean view...


Project name: Clifftop House
Location: Maui, Hawaii, United States
Coordinates: 20.974599,-156.529626
Type By Characteristic: Contemporary House
Type By Site: Mountain House, Ocean House, Island House
Type By Size: Big House - (451 sqm - 650 sqm)
Type By Structural: Plaster / Mortar / Masonry House
Materials: concrete blocks, laminated wooded, stucco mixed from white concrete
Site Area: 10,000 sqm
Project Area: 500 sqm / 250 sqm + 250 sqm
Project Year: 2004 – 2011
Status: Completed
Cost: Withheld
Completion Year: 2011
2013 Architizer A+ Awards - Category: Single Family Home - Special mention
2012 Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Award - The best new global design
2012 AIT award - Category: Luxury Living - 2nd prize
2012 WAN Awards - House of the Year - shortlisted

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The use of concrete masonry in residential construction as an efficient, sustainable, and safe approach is demonstrated by this creative project in multi-family housing. 

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For concrete, a 6.5. For masonry, a 6.0. For design and materials estimation, a 4.0. Overall satisfaction rating, 10.0! Principal masonry and construction done!
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The versatility of concrete masonry is demonstrated in this unique application. 

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