The Roadmap to Sustainable Government Buildings
The Roadmap to Sustainable Government Buildings was created through the joint efforts of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA). It is a collection of information created by experts from various states across the country that are currently implementing green building programs based on LEED.
Also see Leonardo Academy Sustainability Reports.
Public Architecture Online Resources and Databases
Looking for great examples of public architecture? Check out this resource.
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Facility Performance Evaluation (FPE) Guidance Document for Public Facilities
This guidance document was written in partnership with National Association of State Facilities Administrators (NASFA) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) with contributions from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). There are several NASFA member states currently engaged in performing Facility Performance Evaluations (FPE) of their facilities.
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Ohio Qualified Based Selection Manual
A guide to selecting the highest qualified architecture/engineering firm. The most important element of any construction project is its design. The quality of design is the single most important factor in determining a project’s “life-cycle cost” — the initial cost of construction plus the long-term cost for operation and maintenance. Download Guide
Ohio Qualifications-Based Selection Facilitator
As the name implies, Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) is a process in which the project owner evaluates and ranks interested design professionals on the basis of their qualifications and experience. Download Guide