We're pleased to announce SWA's offices in the Bently Reserve have achieved LEED Gold CI certification. With this certification, along with Baker Avenue's official LEED Silver CI achievement, the Bently Reserve now houses four LEED Commercial Interior certified spaces that range from silver to platinum.
The SWA Group's buildout was designed and managed by SmithGroup JJR, an architectural firm with some serious chops: they've been in business for 160 years, designed the world's very first LEED platinum rated building, oversaw several double-platinum projects (platinum buildings housing platinum interiors), and have implemented diverse net zero energy projects.
The SWA Group is one of the world's leading landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firms. As a global firm so closely involved with the sculpting of environments, their new office space embodies the company's commitment to a harmonious coexistence between human being and environment.Nurturing Nature
SWA builds around, and designs with, natural materials. As a brick, steel, and concrete building built in the 1920s, the Bently Reserve exhibits an abundance of earthy elements in its structural components: its bricks and concrete are made from fired clay, and its enormous seismic steel beams are an aggregate of …