Innovation and Design

Wiess College Faculty House


Rice University


Houston, TX

LEED Consultant:

Chip Henderson


Green Rater:

Project Goal:

A new Wiess Masters’ House is being built in closer proximity to Wiess College at Rice University. The project scope includes the design and construction of a LEED Silver rated 3,800-square-foot two-story house, including an attached garage. An additional 2,400 square feet of enclosed courtyard spaces and the installation of new sidewalks to connect to existing campus circulation are also planned. The Wiess Masters’ House is expected meet the requirements of LEED Silver certification should be complete by winter of 2010.


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