Originally published in Interiors & Sources

12/19/2007

'New' Mount Vernon Offers High-Tech Sensory Experience

 

 

December 19, 2007
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'New' Mount Vernon Offers High-Tech Sensory Experience
Cannon fire rumbles your bones, “snow” falls in a theater, and the eyes of a ghostly bust follow you at George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. This is not the old house tour, which took half a day at most: The new facilities, built largely underground, offer a day-long slate of activities.
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Library is First for City
Library is First for City
A $10.4 million library north of San Francisco makes a statement for visitors. Features include a façade with a dramatic wall of glass, an enclosed “skygarden” courtyard, solar glazing, a cool roof, and bioswales.
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New CA Plant Uses 1/10th Water of Old, Hosts Other Green Features
The Sacramento building, which will replace a 1968 structure, will serve the heating and cooling needs of the State Capitol and 22 other state-owned buildings in the capitol area. Features include a 140-foot-tall, 4.25 million gallon thermal energy storage tank, producing reserves of chilled water during off-peak energy demand times. Solar panels will power the energy needs of the office space within the plant.
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