TITLE

A Successful Partnership

AUTHOR(S)
Novitski, B. J.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Architectural Record;Jan2008, Vol. 196 Issue 1, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the design and construction of the Rosa Parks School in Portland, Oregon. A collaborative team, led by Dull Olson Weekes Architects (DOWA), along with the Portland Public School District, and the local Boys & Girls Club, designed the $13-million school on sustainable principles. The collaborative process produced a building that earned a Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.
ACCESSION #
28822639

 

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