Grange Insurance Audubon Center: Part 2

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Opened in August 2009, the Grange Insurance Audubon Center exhibits several innovative systems and unique design approaches. DesignGroup architects introduced untreated cedar siding, storefront glazing with a custom frit pattern to prevent bird strikes, exterior shading to achieve passive solar design, flexible classroom spaces, weathering steel signage, and geothermal wells with an integrated heat pump system. Following brownfield remediation, several stormwater management applications were constructed, including a vegetated roof with rainwater channeled into rain gardens and bioswales, along with a pervious pavement parking lot. [Watch Part 1]

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