Washington County Public Library - LEED® Coordination

Client: The Lukmire Partnership
Project Location: Odenton, Maryland
Cost: $14 million
Completion: 2003
Rating: LEED Silver

This project is an early example of TerraLogos LEED® Coordination services for the Silver LEED® NC rated project – a new library/community center for Anne Arundel County. The firm worked as Consultant to The Lukemire Partnership of Arlington,VA on the 40,000 square foot, two-story facility. The library provides space for 124 people with a children’s area, computer workroom, quiet rooms, and reserved study spaces. The facility also features a partial “green” roof, a floating staircase, and floor-to-ceiling picture windows to provide natural day-lighting into the stack area.

Environmental Design Features:

•Controlled daylight design
• High efficiency HVAC
• White Roof
• 20% water reduction use
• Native plants used for landscaping • Bike storage located on site
• Early adoption of bio-retention to manage parking lot run off


• All Low VOC
• 20% Recycled
• 20% Locally Sourced
• All wood FSC Certified

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