Project Profiles

Performance from coast to coast

USGBC Headquarters

The US Green Building Council Headquarters project recycled a 1975 building. One of the focal points is the USGBC logo carved into a wall made of 500-year-old salvaged lumber. The building uses Gold Bond® XP® Fire-Shield® Gypsum Board made from byproduct gypsum and recycled paper.

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Virginia Tech Carilion Biomedical Research Expansion

Cutting-edge brain, heart and cancer research will flourish in an expanded facility at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. This newly revamped building – a partnership between Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic – will also house research on metabolism and immunology along with biomaterials and body-device interfaces (electronic devices and apps that transmit data). Half of the funding for this $90-million expansion project is from the state of Virginia with the balance subsidized by Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic.

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