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Center for Architectural Studies

Marywood's new Center for Architectural Studies occupies an existing campus facility that was retrofitted using sustainable building practices. The building, which is LEED Gold Certified, is a spacious adaptation of Marywood's former gymnasium. It features:

  • Green vegetated roof
  • System for capturing rain to supply water for toilets
  • Radiant cooling system that employs innovative "chilled beam" technology
  • Recycled construction materials
  • Preserved maple floor from the old gymnasium
  • Bamboo desk tops
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