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Marks, Thomas awarded design contract for Johns Hopkins apartment building.


Gilchrist Center at GBMC designed by Marks, Thomas

Construction on a new 20-story building in East Baltimore is scheduled to start this summer, 2010. The 321 apartment, double occupancy building will be part if Johns Hopkins' Science & Technology Park, and will house the university's medical students. In addition to the living quarters, the unit will boast study rooms and fitness centers.

The design contract has been awarded to Baltimore's Marks, Thomas Architects, located on Key Highway. Developers have entrusted them to design a building which will receive a LEED silver rating. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green-building certifiction system which recognizes design and construction of buildings which improves indoor environmental quality, water efficiency, energy savings and CO2 emmision reduction.

 

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  • Brenda Green - Topeka Freethought Examiner 4 years ago

    Subscribed and posted. Return professional courtesy? Looking forward to reading your column and making posts in the future.

  • Ben Jones 2 years ago

    LEED is a green-building certifiction system which recognizes design and construction of buildings which improves indoor environmental quality, water efficiency, energy savings and CO2 emmision reduction. Which can be applied for all types of buildings including energy guzzerling data centres. see http://www.datacentredesign.co

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