Sustainable by Design

Williams Village at the University of Colorado-Boulder has earned the distinction of “Best Green Multi-Residential Building” from the first annual Boulder Valley Green Buildings Awards program. The $46.5 million residence hall is rated LEED Platinum, making it the first residence hall of its size in the nation to earn the U.S. Green Building Council’s highest possible designation. In 2011, Williams Village was named a grand prize winner by Buildings magazine in the “Green Facility” category. It also won an “Outstanding Design” award from American School and University magazine.  Mackey Mitchell Architects, as part of the design/build team of Whiting Turner Construction Company and Aller Lingle Massey Architects was selected to design the project as the result of a design competition. MMA’s design team included Dan Mitchell, Gwynn Zivic and Matthew Roeder.