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Architecture Building: Green by DesignIndoor Environmental QualitySustainable Sites Water Efficiency Low emitting materials Low emitting materials This project used low-emitting materials in construction, including low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings, floor systems and composite wood and agrifiber products. Green Space and Plantings Green Space and Plantings The project maximized available open space by creating a shared courtyard and a small front and side yard. Newly planted trees line 13th Street in front of the Architecture building. The trees not only help with efforts to reduce stormwater runoff.Green RoofsGreen RoofsThe first of its kind on Temple’s Main Campus, the Architecture Green Roof spans four levels and encompasses nearly 2/3 of the roof (~ 9,351 square feet). The primary purpose of the green roof is to assist in stormwater management for the site. Planted with draught resistant, native species, the green roof captures rainwater during a storm and holds it...