August 2012: New Projects Portfolio
ARRA-funded multifamily housing project in Georgia; LEED Gold West Hollywood library; Bridgestone’s new company headquarters in Akron, Ohio; UC Berkeley’s biomedical and health sciences center.
Bridgestone center in Akron features the company’s building products
Located in Akron, Ohio, the new Americas Technical Center for Bridgestone Americas Inc. is a $100 million facility housing researchers who develop advanced tire technologies for the company. Built to LEED-NC Gold specifications, the center features products from Bridgestone’s building products division (Firestone Building Products), including the EPIC Chamber system, SunWave daylighting systems, SkyScape vegetative roofs, and more. The Building Team included Ohio-based firms Sol Harris/Day Architecture (architect), Ruhlin Co. (general contractor), and Environmental Design Group (civil engineering).