US Green Building Council LEED Gold certification for commercial interior design has been awarded to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in East Baltimore.
This is the first LEED certification for the Bloomberg School and the first gold certification for the university.
The Center for a Livable Future, a 3,000ft² office space on the seventh floor of the Bloomberg School's main building in green features.
It employed energy-efficient and sustainable strategies following completion in October 2009.
Designed by Ziger / Snead Architects, the structure used locally sourced recycled building materials and the majority of its equipment is Energy Star rated, according to gazette.jhu.edu.