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-. . US. Green Building Council 2007 LEADERSHIP AWARDi
US Green Building Council Q" 2007 WISCONSIN SE2
AWARD 2007 WOOD DESIGN AND HUILDING
AWARD ALDO LEOPOLD LEGACY CENTER “Land. then. is not merely soil; it is a fountain of energy ﬂowing through a circuit of soils, plants. and
animals." Aldo Leopold. The Land Ethic The Aldo Leopold Legacy Center is the culmination of a rigorous process by which the Aldo
Leopold Foundation. along with a TKWA-led design team. undertook the task of creating a new
headquarters facility while attempting to remain true to the ecological. aesthetic. and scientiﬁc spirit
of Aldo Leopold's Land Ethic. The new facility is designed to operate on a 'zero net energy' budget
and to remain carbon neutral in operation. The building balances energy demands for comfort. light.
and power with energy available from the sun, wind. and biomass resources of the site. In October
2007. the Leopold Legacy Cetner received a LEED® Platinum rating and became the highest—rated
building recorded by the USGBC rating system. The Center makes exclusive use of wood sustainably harvested on—site from trees originally planted
in the I940‘s by the Leopold family. A 38kw photovoltaic array is one of the largest in the state.
Innovative HVAC and ventilation systems reduce energy demand. ._ 5: L.
STATUS: Completed Spring 2001
SIZE: l3,000 square feet PROGRAM: Oﬂice, conference, and exhibit space for environmental foundation headquarters. THE kUBALA WASHATkO ARCHITECTS, INC. ...
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