New Publication: The Greenest Building

Posted by Michael Berrisford on Thu, Feb 04, 2016 at 7:23 PM

“The Bullitt Center was the type of design challenge architects dream about.”  Brian Court, The Miller Hull Partnership   Mary Adam Thomas’ newly released book, THE GREENEST BUILDING: How the Bullitt Center Changes the Urban Landscape, documents the historic creation of the greenest Class-A commercial office building in the world. The storyline traces the Bullitt Foundation’s…

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Case Study: Living Proof

on Thu, Aug 06, 2015 at 6:48 PM

Written by Rob Peña, an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington and member of the Bullitt Center design team, Living Proof: The Bullitt Center encapsulates the story of the origins, the design, and the performance of the project. In detail, Peña covers all aspects of the building to provides insights borne from his…

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Bullitt Center Financial Case Study

on Thu, Apr 02, 2015 at 8:53 PM

Across hundreds of tours with people from all walks of life, one question comes up repeatedly: What did the Bullitt Center cost? Total project costs (hard costs, soft costs and land) for the 52,000 square-foot Bullitt Center were $32.5 million. As the first of its kind, the building cost more than conventional construction. With the benefit…

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Bullitt Center Earns Living Building Certification

on Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 6:00 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 1, 2015 Today the Bullitt Center proved its status as the greenest commercial building in the world by becoming the first office building to earn Living Building certification, the most challenging benchmark of sustainability in the built environment. To earn the certification, the Bullitt Center demonstrated that it produces more…

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