R.W Kern Center

AMHERST, MA

2016

17,000 sq ft.

Private Institutional

The R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College is about much more than making a good impression on prospective students. Designed to be entirely self-sustaining and meet the rigorous requirements of the Living Building Challenge, the Kern Center aims to make a lasting impression on all who enter by demonstrating Hampshire’s commitment to a sustainable future and inspiring the next generation of leaders in environmentally conscious practices.

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Net zero building
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Net zero building
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1-603-756-3600 | 1-877-203-3562

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PLATFORM-BASED DESIGN SOLUTIONS

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PREFABRICATED BUILDING COMPONENTS

Bensonwood Design|Build

We build homes that matter.