The 2009 Energy Efficiency Integration Awards (EEIA) Winners
For their achievement in combining architectural elegance with sustainability and energy efficiency, five California nonresidential projects received awards of recognition from the 2009 Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards program.
Architect: Sasaki Associates, Inc.
Owner/Submitted By: University of California, Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
The student resources building consolidates key student services, while fostering the university's goals for diversity and equality. The building's design maintains a high degree of openness and transparency, creating an energetic facility with a welcoming atmosphere that encourages interaction and community-building between the diverse student groups, faculty, and staff.