March 2012: New Projects Portfolio
California apartment project brings together young and old; DOD’s largest inpatient hospital completed; and the nation’s first LEED Silver sorority house.
Nation’s first LEED Silver sorority house opens at Mississippi State
The Mississippi Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi, at Mississippi State University in Starkville, has achieved LEED-NC Silver certification on its sorority house. CxGBS, the commissioning agent, worked with Pi Beta Phi and its facility management entity, Fraternity Housing Corp., to ensure project specifications and requirements for LEED certification were met. The new Pi Beta Phi House is nearly 20,000 sf and incorporates numerous sustainable features. Building Team members include Pryor & Morrow Architects and West Brothers Construction.