Net Zero Energy School

signage | environmental design

Designed by SOM, The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability is the first net-zero energy school in New York City and one of the first of its kind in the world. The cutting-edge building will harvest as much energy from renewable on-site sources as it uses. As NYC’ s first “Sustainability Lab”, this exploration into civic sustainability will offer an energy-use reduction of 50% over a standard New York public school.

The team developed a student/building interface system, allowing students to monitor their class’s energy use. As an extension of that tool-set, we also created integrated environmental graphics, “Sustainability Tour” and building signage system.

Designed with Pentagram
Architect: SOM

Further coverage:
MASterworks Awards Best New Infrastructure

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Marks Paneth

branding | print | advertising

Cooper Hewitt Signage

environmental graphics | signage | exhibition