San Luis Obispo

Botanical Garden Education Center

“This newly completed straw bale structure is an artistic blend of sustainable features and functions providing an eco-friendly atmosphere. Guests will be captured by the beauty of this building and the natural garden setting,” 

– SLO Botanical Gardens

GREEN BUILDING FEATURES INCLUDE:

-Passive solar design for natural ventilation, passive heating and cooling and daylighting.

-Straw bale construction with FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified scissor trusses.

-Pre-plumbed for rainwater use in native, drought tolerant, turf-free landscaping.

-Green non-toxic materials and finishes.

-Solar electric photovoltaic system for clean & renewable electricity production.

-Recycled content materials for finishes and insulation.

-State of the art wastewater treatment system includes constructed wetlands and training facilities.

Client: San Luis Obispo

Project Type: Assembly & Institutional

Architects: Ken Haggard, Polly Cooper

 

USGBC, LEED Registered

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