|Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Walter L. Rice Education Building|
|Project Name: Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Walter L. Rice Education Building|
Owner: Virginia Commonwealth University
Location: Richmond, VA, USA
Building Type: Educational
System: Single Source Provider
Size: 2000 sq.ft.
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Submitted by: Greenroofs.com
Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
|Situated on a bluff overlooking the James River, the Walter L. Rice Education Building was dedicated in 2008 and certified in March 2009 as the first Platinum-level LEED building in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The $2.6 million, 4,900-square-foot Education Building also has the first greenroof installed at Virginia Commonwealth University.|
|VCU's Walter L. Rice Education Building is the recipient of numerous awards including: Governors Environmental Excellence Award 2011 Presented at 22nd annual Environment Virginia Symposium; Award for New Construction 2010 James River Green Building Council (USGBC); Honor Award 2010 Central Virginia Chapter, American Institute of Architects; Honor Award, Excellence in Architecture 2010 Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects; Project of the Year 2009 Mid-Atlantic Construction Magazine Best Green Project of the Year; and Green Innovation Award 2009 Best Institutional Project Higher Education Virginia Sustainable Building Network.|
Additional thumbnail photos:
|Read about the Walter L. Rice Education Building from their website where you can see a 5:28 VCU Rice Building video tour. See the VCU Rice Center project profile from Virginia Commonwealth University. Read the October 15, 2008 VCU Debuts Eco-Friendly Education Building at Rice Center by Anne Buckley in VCU News.|
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