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Tooker House Engineering Residence Hall

  Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona This fall ASU unveiled a new $120M residence hall for engineering students featuring on-site digital classrooms and makerspaces with 3D printers, laser cutters and other design tools. GLHN partnered with American Campus Communities to provide fast-track Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design services for the 7-story, 458,000 SF Tooker House which is seeking LEED Gold certification. Mechanical systems in the building are on display, feeding…

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Science and Health Building

  Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona NAU’s new Science and Health Building provides modern science teaching facilities and state-of-the-art, flexible research laboratory space. The GLHN|richärd+bauer joint venture team designed a building that mimics the forms of a geode. On the exterior, metal panels of different shapes and sizes are cut at an angle, resembling the layers revealed when a geode is cracked open. Inside, a curtain wall expresses the jagged…

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Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2)

  University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona The ENR2 Building borrows from the iconic imagery of the southwest: striking landforms of canyon and mesa, dramatic play of light and shadow, the painted sky of sunsets and desert monsoons, and highly adapted flora and fauna. Organized around a central courtyard, the building is entered through a “slot canyon,” curvilinear anodized aluminum ribbons define its walls, recalling the terra cotta walls of the…

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ENR2 Goes Platinum, Receives Highest LEED Certification

The Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) building at the University of Arizona has achieved LEED platinum certification, the highest possible certification and one of the most distinguished sustainability designations in the country. Building planning began in 2003 with richärd+bauer architecture serving as the design architect, GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. serving as Architect and Engineer of Record, and Hensel Phelps Construction Co. serving as the contractor. Construction was completed…

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GLHN President, Henry Johnstone will participate in a joint U.S. DOE Southwest Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership (SW CHP TAP) and International District Energy Association webinar that will present the significant energy efficiency and power resilience opportunities that come with Combined Heat and Power (CHP) applications at colleges and universities. Download the flyer "CHP for Higher Education No-Cost Webinar".

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Expertise in Energy Engineering Goes International

GLHN has been selected by Tecnológico de Monterrey to participate in an on-going project to reduce energy consumption on its 31 campuses across Mexico.  GLHN will collaborate with campus master planners and other professional services firms to provide oversight of an on-going utility development plan and a perform a condition assessment of its current utility infrastructure.  The privately-owned university is transforming its campuses to be more responsive to evolving demands…

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