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Location: Chandler, Arizona

Owner: City of Chandler

Certified: June 2013

Project Size: 178,000 ft²

Architect: SmithGroupJJR

Energy Cost Savings: 44.1%

LEED Certification: Gold

Project Overview

SmithGroupJJR worked with the City of Chandler to redevelop an existing urban site, promoting density and pedestrian connections, and "leading by example" for future economic development. The project houses new council chambers, administrative offices, a public television studio and a 330-space parking structure, the new city hall facilities celebrate Chandler's heritage, yet deliver a rich and exciting mix of aesthetics: pyramidal acoustic ceilings, a shaded mezzanine for receptions and events, and a daring kinetic sculpture adorning the entirety of a street-facing facade, altering the Hall's appearance with the sun's movement. The highly sustainable complex is designed to be one of the first LEED-Gold city halls in the nation.

Sustainability Features
  • High performance Low-e glass

  • Reduction of 752,310 pounds of CO2 emissions annually

  • 232 kW solar powered system

  • 204,174 kWh saved annually

  • Potable water savings of 92%

  • Underfloor air distribution

  • Individual control of lighting

  • Flexible open office environment 

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