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Phipps New Center For Sustainable Landscapes Is One Of World's Greenest Buildings (VIDEO)

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HuffPost Live's Mike Sacks spoke recently with Richard V. Piacentini, Executive Director of the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

They explore the sustainability model that is the first building in the world designed to meet three of the highest green standards: the Living Building Challenge, LEED Platinum and Sustainable Sites Initiative SITES certification for landscapes.

CORRECTION: A previous headline for this story indicated that the center was one of the world's greenest conservatories. It is one of the greenest buildings.

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