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Israel's First LEED Platinum Building Opens in Tel Aviv
Josh Marks, July 24, 2014


Israel just cut the ribbon on the nation's first LEED Platinum certified building -- the Porter School of Environmental Studies (PSES) Building at Tel Aviv University! The building was designed by a collaborative group of Israeli architectural firms including Geotectura, Axelrod-Grobman Architects and Chen Architects. The Porter School's director, Dr. Arie Nesher, says students and visitors will use the university's first green building as a laboratory to study sustainable architecture.

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Stunning Eco Architecture: Take A Look at Israel’s ‘Greenest’ Building
Rachel Dinh, June 24, 2014


Take a look inside Tel Aviv University’s recently completed Porter School of Environmental Studies, or what experts are calling “Israel’s Greenest Building”! Construction of this state-of-the-art building began in December 2011, and reached completion just last month. Here, Tel Aviv University environmental science students can work toward finding sustainable solutions to global problems in one of the most eco-friendly buildings in the world.

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First pics of Israel’s greenest building – Porter School of Environmental Studies
Tafline Laylin, 28 May 2014

The newly inaugurated building at Tel Aviv University practices what it preaches. As students occupy themselves with the challenges of our era, they have a real-time laboratory in which to conduct experiments, demonstrations, and research.

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‏‎Greenbuilding Nachhaltig Bauen
Ariane Rüdiger, 28 May 2014


Israelisches Forschungsinstitut erhält LEED-Platinum-zertifiziertes Gebäude

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Green Knesset team, Tel Aviv Porter School explore environmental collaboration opportunities
15 March 2014


Eager to pursue environmental collaborations with Israel’s educational institutions, members of the Knesset’s management system visited Tel Aviv University’s forthcoming green building.

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Environment: Showcasing ecological design
Sharon Udasin, 8 Feb. 2012


TAU Porter School for environmental studies getting green campus, hopes it will lead in sustainable construction. 

Overlooking the Ayalon Highway and the expansive Gush Dan region rolling into the distant Jerusalem hills, a brand new green oasis will soon bedeck the highest peak of Tel Aviv University’s campus.

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Green design : from theory to practice
Edited by Ken Yeang and Arthur Spector
March 2011



The Fifth Element In Sustainable Design / Dr. Joseph Cory

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25 Jan. 2009

The new $7 million Porter School of Environmental Studies will be the first in Israel to be designed with a platinum rating from the US Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Within a few years Israel’s greenest building will be located at Tel Aviv University (TAU).

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No construction is good construction
11 Dec. 2008


Tel Aviv University's Porter School of Environmental Studies has a golden opportunity to apply the very environmental principles it seeks to teach.The school's new building is supposed to meet American and Israeli standards for green construction

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