the appaloosa library in north scottsdale, arizona
so very cool…
For those of you that are familiar with North Scottsdale here in the Sonoran Desert, the land used to be the home of the western theme park called Rawhide, complete with cowboys and saloons. Prior to Rawhide, the site was part of a Native American reservation.
not only is the architecture amazing, but it’s environmentally-friendly!
26% of the materials used are recycled
60% of the steel is recycled
60% of countertops is recycled Paperstone
90% of cabinet material in the café is recycled Kirei Board
70% of restroom counter tops are recycled glass
75% of the aluminum in the curtain wall is recycled
94% of the material in tire stops is recycled
Over 26% of the materials were regionally sourced.
56% of the wood was certified (harvested sustainably)
yeah for green!