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Brown University Creative Arts Center Approaches Eco-Concerns in a Big Way

 - Feb 19, 2011   Updated: Apr 18 2011
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This Brown University Creative Arts Center by Diller Scofidi + Renfro represents another example of the architectural firm's fantastic ability to produce cutting-edge, thoroughly efficient environmental structures.

Recently awarded LEED Gold status, the Brown University Creative Arts Center is a multifunctional building which is home to an interactive production lab, a theater and a dance studio.

Implications - The amount of eco-conscious consumers in today's market is increasing daily, causing a demand for products in all industries that meet environmental concerns. Thus, food, apparel and even architecture are going green, with a new sub category of structure called ecotecture. The Brown University building is a great example of ecotecture that combines function and eco concerns.