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Colorado Court

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Brooks + Scarpa Architects
 
location California, Santa Monica
function apartment, housing
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The Colorado Court project is the first affordable housing project in the United States to achieve a LEED gold rating as well as the first to be 100% energy neutral. It features a natural gas powered turbine/heat recovery system that generates the base electrical load and hot water demands for the building and a solar electric panel system integrated into the fašade and roof of the building, which supplies most of the peak load electricity demand. If the panels generate more electricity than needed, the excess is fed back into the utility grid.

 

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Naomi says:
Thanks Daniel Safarik, we've changed the name of the architecture office Brooks + Scarpa.
Amsterdam, Netherlands 23-Sep-10
Daniel Safarik says:
In 2011 Pugh + Scarpa has changed its name to Brooks + Scarpa to reflect the new leadership of the firm.

www.brooksscarpa.com
23-Sep-10
Daniel Safarik says:
http://www.youtube.com/user/larryscarpa#p/a/u/0/miVZ50_Ih40

On Thursday June 10th, 2010 Pugh + Scarpa received the 2010 National American Institute of Architects Firm Award during the Awards Ceremony at the National American Institute of Architects Convention in Miami, Florida. Above is the link to a short video that was shown during the ceremony. This award is the highest honor an architecture firm can receive.
11-Jul-10
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Colorado Court
Address
Colorado Avenue 502
United States
Project is not public!
How to get there? From the 10 freeway, exit 5th Street in Santa Monica, it will appear on the left.
Completion 11- 2002
Floor area/size 2800 m2
ArchitectBrooks + Scarpa Architects
 
Project ID 2126
Latitude/Longitude 34°00'52N 118°29'26W
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