Visual Arts Building – University of Iowa | Iowa City, IA, USA (2016)

LEED Gold: LEED energy model shows 49% reduction in energy use, earning all 19 LEED points for optimizing energy performance



– Green roof

– Perforated sunshade South facades reduce solar gain and optimize natural light

– Honeycomb skylight diverts natural light through form

– Natural ventilation via operable windows and skylights

– First U.S. building to implement radiant floor heating/cooling with bubble-voided concrete slab (reduces concrete by 30%)