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The Woods Hole Research Center is an international leader in identifying the causes and consequences of environmental change. When the WHRC needed a new administration building, its scientists and staff decided that the building should utilize “state-of-the-shelf” green building techniques and materials. However, the new office had to conform with the laws and building codes of the time, and with materials that were then available—no matter how frustrating these requirements were to the resident scientists and contractors.
The author, George M. Woodwell, founder of the WHRC, was intimately involved in the design and construction of the Gilman Ordway Campus, which was completed in 2003 in collaboration with McDonough + Partners. He details the challenges they faced, some of which are familiar to everyone who tries to “build green”: the vagaries of building codes, the whims of inspectors, the obstreperousness of subcontractors, the search for appropriate materials, and the surprises involved in turning an old house into a modern office building.
Woodwell puts the building in a larger context, not only within the work of the Center and the tradition of Woods Hole, but in the global need to minimize our carbon emissions and overall environmental impact. Building a world that works requires rethinking how we design, reuse, and live in the built environment while preserving the functional integrity of the landscape.
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Foreword \ William McDonough
Preface: A Small Matter of Habitat and Housing
Chapter 1. Building a World That Works
Chapter 2. Back to the Beginning: The Woods Hole Research Center
Chapter 3. Re-Designing Hilltop House: Triumphs and Compromises
Chapter 4. Energy in a New World
Chapter 5. Materials, Sewage and Costs: Adjusting Our Vision
Chapter 6. The Product: A Campus That Works and a World that Might
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- Dwellings — Remodeling.