Bechtel Evironmental Classroom, LBC

Smith College
Construction Manager, Carpentry, Excavation, Landscape
West Whatley, MA
10 months

Scapes Builders was fortunate to participate in the successful creation of a certified “Living Building”. The Becthel Environmental Classroom was built for Smith College and was designed by Coldham & Hartman Architects to achieve to the highest sustainability standards set by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).  The project was the first in New England, and the fifth in the world to achieve Living Building status.

Take an in-depth look at the Bechtel Environmental Classroom.

The seven petals of the LBC takes a holistic approach, which cuts no corners in regards to the built environment, and ensures a sustainable approach to site, water, energy, health, materials, equity and beauty.