Architectural Record: NYC Skyscraper Is First U.S. Commercial Tower to Earn LEED Platinum

Press 05.25.2010
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Joann Gonchar, FAIA – Architectural Record

“Designed by Cook+Fox Architects, and jointly owned by the lead tenant, the Bank of America, and the developer, the Durst Organization, the faceted and tapered 2.1-million-square-foot tower deploys a host of highly integrated strategies that helped it win the highest possible level of LEED certification. Its features include daylighting maximized by a high-performance all-glass skin, rainwater and greywater recycling, and an advanced air filtration system.”

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