Center for Global ConservationBronx, New York

  • A prime multifunctional facility that houses several programs including public affairs, exhibit and graphic arts departments and the WCS Institute of International Conservation
  • The mixed-use building contains 42,000 sf of offices, meeting rooms, a digital information center and flexible space to accommodate administrative and research needs of the WCS
  • The building merges with its natural setting, respecting its intimate quality while optimizing solar orientation and capturing views
  • Efficient and right-sized systems heat and cool the building
  • Daylighting is maximized, and both renewable and recycled materials are incorporated so that the center consumes less while lasting longer.
  • A true reflection of environmental, social and economic sustainability
  • The building’s integration with the landscape is a new model of the ability for humans, wildlife and wild lands to live together harmoniously
  • The project is LEED Gold certified