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Genzyme Center was an international collaboration between Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner (Design Architect), and Next Phase Studios (Executive Architect). Scott Payette led the executive team.

This corporate headquarters uses 34% less water and 42% less electricity than a comparable office building. It employs active daylight enhancement systems, fine particulate filtration, natural ventilation, and interior gardens to maximize occupant comfort and create to a productive work environment resulting in lower absenteeism, greater productivity, and increased worker retention.

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Genzyme Building has been awarded a LEED Platinum rating by the U.S. Green Building Council and the RIBA Gold Metal for Design.

  • Active sun shading and daylighting systems
  • No carbon emissions
  • Green roof
  • PV solar array
  • LEED Platinum
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Completed: 2003
Location: Cambridge, MA
Size: 287,000 SF
Cost: $43,000,000

 

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Scott Payette Architects was launched in 2000 and is dedicated to providing a high level of design and service to clients for complex projects. Our firm serves college and university, biotech, healthcare, and similar non-profit clients who demand creativity, sustainability, and technical skills. Our experienced staff and consultants are ideally suited to projects up to $5,000,000 in construction costs.

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