Building of the Day, Tour
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center
5:00pm – 6:00pm
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 11225Register
Center for Architecture
Opened in 2012, the Diane H. and Joseph S. Steinberg Visitor Center seamlessly melds architecture and landscape. Designed by Weiss/Manfredi, the Visitor Center has earned LEED Gold certification, and has won over 20 major design awards. Tour guests will have a chance to learn more about the Visitor Center’s energy-efficient design, including earth-sheltered construction, a geoexchange system for heating and cooling, a living roof, and fritted-glass walls.