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Carlson Studio Architecture Designs World’s 1st Floating Green Building on Nevada’s Lake Mohav

Posted by Wed, Jun 15, 2011

Tags: green, architecture, carlson, usgbc, LEED, Sustainable, nevada, national, Floating, marina

The Cottonwood Cove Marina on Lake Mohave is registered for LEED Gold certification with the U.S. Green Building Council, making it the world’s first floating green building. This eco-friendly marina, located in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area just outside of Las Vegas, was designed by Florida’s premier green design team Carlson Studio Architecture (CSA). CSA, based in Sarasota, was selected for this unique project because of its diverse sustainable design experience including eight previous LEED Certified projects.

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LEED seeking Cottonwood Cove project starts to take shape

Posted by Wed, Aug 04, 2010

Tags: LEED, nevada, Floating, marina, sip

Located at Lake Mohave, Nevada, the new building, owned by the National Park Service (NPS) and operated by Forever Resorts' Cottonwood Cove Resort and Marina, will replace a 30 year old structure and serve as a boat rental and marina services building providing moorage for more than 200 vessels. NPS and Forever Resorts are striving to achieve LEED certification when construction is completed.
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