ASU School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University (ASU)
Gensler and Architekton
College Avenue Commons, home of the ASU School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE), is a 5-story, 137,000 SF mixed-use building with classrooms, offices, and collaboration/study space. The building is a “Living Lab” that is embellished with technology to measure how it heats, cools, lights, energizes, and rests. Sustainability features include potable water reduction programs, use of recycled/renewable materials, an exterior skin designed to shade the building, and maximizing the use of natural light. Additional amenities include a 200-seat auditorium, marketplace, and coffee and wine bar. The project also included a 2,000 SF glass/steel shade canopy. LEED Gold Certified.