A Case Study:
  The Sustainable
Urban Science Center
   at Germantown
   Friends School
Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit 2009




Sustainability in Sight
Sustainable Urban Science Center
Germantown Fr...
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

                        William Butler Yeats as quote...
Key Sustainability Strategies



  Stormwater Management


  Energy


  Materials

  Science in Sight
north




slide by Viridian Landscape Studio
GERMANTOWN AVE.
Rain gardens and swales
                          landscape design by Viridian Landscape Studio
Rain gardens and swales
                          landscape design by Viridian Landscape Studio
high vegetated roof
low vegetated roof
Geo-exchange wells
Geo-exchange wells
Photovoltaic array
Daylighting and Natural Ventilation
Exposed Structure
Agrifiber
Recycled Content (& Recycling)
Recycling Program
Rubber Flooring
Zinc and Fiber Cement
Sustainability in Sight




Sustainable Urban Science Center
  Germantown Friends School
Please complete the survey being
  distributed by the volunteers.
 Surveys may be returned to the
 volunteers or at the Re...
Thank you to our sponsors
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
A Case Study  The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs
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A Case Study The Sustainable Urban Science Center At Gfs

  1. 1. A Case Study: The Sustainable Urban Science Center at Germantown Friends School
  2. 2. Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit 2009 Sustainability in Sight Sustainable Urban Science Center Germantown Friends School David Ade, AIA, LEED A.P. Principal Scott Ritchie Associate
  3. 3. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats as quoted by Dick Wade, Head of School
  4. 4. Key Sustainability Strategies Stormwater Management Energy Materials Science in Sight
  5. 5. north slide by Viridian Landscape Studio
  6. 6. GERMANTOWN AVE.
  7. 7. Rain gardens and swales landscape design by Viridian Landscape Studio
  8. 8. Rain gardens and swales landscape design by Viridian Landscape Studio
  9. 9. high vegetated roof
  10. 10. low vegetated roof
  11. 11. Geo-exchange wells
  12. 12. Geo-exchange wells
  13. 13. Photovoltaic array
  14. 14. Daylighting and Natural Ventilation
  15. 15. Exposed Structure
  16. 16. Agrifiber
  17. 17. Recycled Content (& Recycling)
  18. 18. Recycling Program
  19. 19. Rubber Flooring
  20. 20. Zinc and Fiber Cement
  21. 21. Sustainability in Sight Sustainable Urban Science Center Germantown Friends School
  22. 22. Please complete the survey being distributed by the volunteers. Surveys may be returned to the volunteers or at the Registration Desk in Ballroom A.
  23. 23. Thank you to our sponsors
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