The little LEED building that could: South Sudan’s first LEED-certified building

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16 Apr 2014

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External facade of new World Bank Country Office in Juba, South Sudan
Courtyard of new World Bank Country Office in Juba, South Sudan
Covered walkway within the World Bank Country Office compound in Juba, South Sud

The World Bank building in South Sudan had its challenges. The site was located in an area with no electricity supply, access to local building materials were few and far between, not to mention that during the design and entire construction period the client for the building was based in Washington D.C., the architect in Kenya, the sustainability consultant in India, and the water consultant in Ethiopia.

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