Richard Cook_designer of new Bank of America Tower

For this month’s installment of New Yorker Currents, Paul Goldberger, The New Yorkers architecture critic, spoke with Richard Cook, a partner in Cook+Fox Architects and the designer of the new Bank of America Tower, a Manhattan skyscraper, completed earlier this year, that is the largest building to receive a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification, the highest standard set by the U.S. Green Building Council. Here they discuss sustainable architecture, the use of nature in design, and the debates over the LEED standard.

Read more http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/currents/2010/08/richard-cook.html#ixzz0wJJoeNNt

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