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Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

LEED for New Construction Gold Certified

  • Building Type: Cultural Center
  • Building Size: 9,420 Square Feet
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Owner: Caribbean Cultural Center
  • Architect: CSA Group
  • MEP Engineer: CSA Group
  • Contractor: Hunter Roberts

Selected Sustainability Features:

  2. Located in a historic landmarked firehouse that went through a major renovation to convert to a museum with flexible areas and galleries. 
  3. Development location promotes community connectivity by being situated near multiple subway
  4. Use of highly efficient plumbing fixtures
  5. Committed to use low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet, as well as the use of recycled and regionally sourced materials
  6. Committed to provide an occupant-oriented thermal comfort and lighting design
  7. Dedicated to incorporate social equity within the project team and the community
  8. High efficient HVAC systems helped achieve over 30% of energy savings