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José E. Serrano Center for Global Conservation, Bronx, New York, United States 
Thursday 26 Apr 2007
 
Powerful statement of conservation through architecture 
 
 
 
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FXFOWLE's design of new headquarters for the Wildlife Conservation Society Institute 

“The new José E. Serrano Center for Global Conservation is a powerful statement of conservation through architecture,” stated Sylvia J. Smith, AIA, LEED, Principal-in-Charge of the Cultural/Educational Studio at FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS. “Serving as the Wildlife Conservation Society’s new world headquarters, the center embodies WCS’s mission of preserving wildlife and wild lands and the organizational synergy of its international programs.” The center will unite a diverse mix of WCS programs currently scattered throughout the Zoo campus, and will provide the organization with a public face. FXFOWLE’s design is inspired by concepts of synergy, natural integration, and office efficiency. The building merges with its natural setting, respecting its intimate quality while optimizing solar orientation and capturing views. Efficient and right-sized systems heat and cool the building, daylighting is maximized, and renewable and recycled materials are incorporated so that the center consumes less and while lasting longer, a true reflection of environmental, social, and economic sustainability. The projected LEED Gold-rated building will also demonstrate global conservation policies and exhibit the history of the Institute’s conservation efforts through an information center, displays, and the expression of architecture. The building’s integration with the landscape will be a new model of the ability for humans, wildlife, and wild lands to live together sustainably.

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