America's Top Ten Green Buildings

Updated April 8, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

Green (and aesthetic) innovation


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The American Institute of Architects regularly publishes commentary on architecture on the US. They, along with the Committee on the Environment, award the top ten buildings in North America. These are selected for performance, design, and for their ecological value. From Sawmill to the New United States Courthouse, these are some of the most innovative green buildings 2018

Building Architect Location
Albion District Library Perkins + Will Toronto
Georgia Tech Engineered Biosystems Building Cooper Carry and Lake|Flato Atlanta
Mundo Verde at Cook Campus Studio Twenty Seven Architecture Washington, DC
Nancy and Stephen Grand Family House Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects San Francisco
New United States Courthouse Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Los Angeles
Ortlieb's Bottling House KieranTimberlake Philadelphia
The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian DLR Group|Westlake Reed Leskosky Washington, DC
San Francisco Art Institute, Fort Mason Center Pier Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects San Francisco
Sawmill Olson Kundig Tehachapi, CA
Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild & Commons WRNS Studio Santa Rosa, California
Source: AIA
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