LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction

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Global Flora in Massachusetts

Net zero greenhouse for Wellesley College

This project reimagines the greenhouse as a locally-sourced, low-energy building linking Wellesley College to the local community, Wellesley, MA, USA.

It is conceived as an educational link between the institution and the community. This project reimagines the greenhouse – typically an energy and water-intensive program – as a net zero energy building.

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A temple of biodiversity
“Plants are demanding clients”
Global finalist project entry 2018 – Global Flora in Massachusetts, USA
Bronze: Holistically designed greenhouse in Wellesley, MA, USA
“Sustainability at the very core of the design in structure, form, and system”
Project Entry 2017 for North America
Project Details
Wellesley, MA, USA
Bronze 2017
North America
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Global Flora: Bronze 2017 North America
Global Flora: Bronze 2017 North America

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