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LEED Case Study: Hip Hop Archive – FAS

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Hip Hop Archive - FAS

LEED Rating System:LEED for Commercial Interiors
LEED Rating Version:2.0
Certification Level:Silver
Month Completed:11
Year Completed:2008
Client (School/Department):FAS

Project Highlights

  • Within a 1/4 radius are access to 12 MBTA bus lines, 4 Harvard Shuttle lines, and 1 MBTA subway station (Harvard Square)
  • 98% of appliances are Energy Star Rated
  • Lighting power density was reduced by 27% below code compliant standards

Project Summary

The Harvard Hiphop Archive is a 1,497 square foot, fit-out located on the second floor of 104 Mount Auburn Street in Cambridge, MA. The Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ W.E.B. Du Bois Institute of African and African-American Research leases the space from Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation. The building is a 34,526 square foot, five-story office building with retail establishments on the first floor.