From Abandon Chicago Warehouse to LEED Platinum Status
Recently the Walsh Headquarters Campus Expansion, located in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood, was featured on the Inhabitat website. The article highlights some of the LEED Platinum construction details and show cases some photos of the building.
The warehouse, which dates back to 1908, is a cavernous space that needed a huge amount of work; all windows and some exterior walls were removed while the rest were insulated. The designers attempted to minimize waste during construction, so bricks demolished from the exterior wall were reused inside.
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