Madison, Wis. — Also Leopold Hall was designed by Eppstein Uhen Architects and features parking for more than 100 bicycles.
Madison, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin’s Aldo Leopold Residence Hall in Madison has achieved LEED Gold certification. The 176-bed hall was designed by Eppstein Uhen Architects and was completed in August 2013. The 64,400-square-foot building is home to a rooftop greenhouse and an environmental-oriented learning community, combining curricula in sustainability, energy efficiency and agriculture. The building consists of formal and informal community areas, offices for residence life and an apartment for the director. Some of the sustainable features of the building include: roof-mounted solar panels; individual climate controls in each room; dual level lighting; and parking for more than 100 bicycles.