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March 15, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The Bullitt Center, set to become the world’s greenest commercial building, is getting ready to open in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
This weekend, the editorial board is publishing a ‘notebook’ based on my visit to the site last week. What more can I add? It’s a visually stunning, self-sufficient building that I’d like to see become a symbol of Seattle’s ability to embrace and redefine what it means to be environmentally conscious.
I enjoyed snapping some photos during the tour. Here’s one that I took from the lobby. As I peered up, all I could see was a beautiful staircase made of sustainable wood from nearby forests.
Scroll down to see 16 more photos from my Instagram feed that showcase the Bullitt Center’s cutting-edge green design features.