Wister Education Center and Greenhouse

Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
The Wister Education Center and Greenhouse
The Wister Education Center and Greenhouse
The Wister Education Center and Greenhouse
The Wister Education Center and Greenhouse
The Wister Education Center and Greenhouse
The Wister Education Center and Greenhouse

Project Details

New greenhouse and education center

LEED-NC Gold Certified

Owner: Swarthmore College

5,400 SF

Architect: Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd.

 

Awards

Philadelphia Business Journal’s List of the Top 25 LEED-certified Buildings

2010 Real Estate & Construction Review Best New Green Project in the Northeast Region 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cedar siding manufactured from trees harvested from campus by W.S. Cumby on a previous student housing project

W.S. Cumby, Inc. provided general contracting services for a new 5,400 SF greenhouse and education center at The Scott Arboretum at Swarthmore College. The new facility replaced a 900 SF existing greenhouse on Swarthmore’s campus.

The new facility includes a new production greenhouse for horticulture display, plant evaluation space, offices and areas for public education, including a classroom, kitchenette and reception lobby.

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