What Ever Happened to the “Original Green Building”?

A suburban office campus from the 1970s reveals the enduring potential of ecological design.

The terraced roofs of the former Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters building, the winner of AIA’s 25 Year Award in 2001. Photo © Ezra Stoller | ESTO

“A natural outgrowth of the earth.”

“Eden meets corporate America.”



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