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Old Posted Sep 2, 2014, 1:30 PM
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The recently completed AIANC Center for Architecture and Design. The "greenest building in the city." “It consumes half the energy of an ordinary office building, it has windows on every side so we can work in natural daylight and with natural ventilation during nice weather, its roof collects rainwater for watering the gardens, and, best of all, it’s beautiful.” Source



New Critical Public Safety Facility is under construction along the beltway, at Raleigh Blvd and Westinghouse. The Lighner Center would have housed everything in a 17 floor building downtown, but those plans were scrapped when the economy tanked. Now we get this squat little building out on the beltway. Meh.






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This was the original proposal for downtown:
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