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The Africa Center (Museum for African Art)

Targeting LEED for Commercial Interiors Silver Certification

  • Building Type: Cultural Museum
  • Building Size: 95,000 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: Museum for African Art
  • Architect: Caples Jefferson Architects
  • MEP Engineer: Edwards & Zuck
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. Indoor air quality monitoring system
  3. Daylight responsive lighting controls
  4. Extensive use of rapidly renewable materials
  5. Low flow plumbing fixtures throughout
  6. Low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet
  7. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  8. Comprehensive green cleaning plan