Feb 18, 2008

Greener Than Thou: Fed Building Too Green For LEED

It's no secret that architect Thom Mayne has beef with LEED, the de-facto green design rating system that is now all but a prerequisite for building anything in San Francisco. Despite its widespread acceptance, LEED shouldn't be taken as sacred wri— no one knows this more than Mayne. Because of the way in which LEED ratings are awarded, The San Francisco Federal building does not currently qualify for even base LEED accreditation. (to find out more..)

passage from: http://sf.curbed.com/archives/2008/02/12/greener_than_thou_fed_building_too_green_for_leed.php
image from: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/02/16/maynes-federal-building-too-sophisticated-for-leed/#more-8413

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