This 189,433-square-foot building, designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Associates, was delivered in 1996 and is renowned for the innovative uses of light, energy, and heating and cooling - benchmarks for green architecture and energy efficiency. This stunning granite building includes state-of-the-art lighting, mechanical, and elevator systems as well as flexible classrooms and a 170-seat auditorium. 1200 New York Avenue is a flagship for environmentally friendly design and management.
Akridge developed the building for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and its science-related building Clients.
1200 New York Avenue is LEED Gold Certified and an EPA ENERGY STAR labeled property.