MWV and LS3P collaborated to create a sustainable interior.
The first completed space in Nexton’s first Class A office building has been awarded Four Globes, the highest level of certification under the Green Building Initiative’s new Green Globes® for Sustainable Interiors rating system.
Home to MWV Community Development and Land Management, the 21,000-square foot interior designed by LS3P provides technologically advanced office and support space on the fourth floor of the 100,000-square foot office building.
“Our vision was to establish this office as a future-focused, sustainable business model for Nexton,” said Kenneth T. Seeger, president, MWV Community Development and Land Management. “LS3P helped us realize that vision with sharp architecture paired with powerful interior design planning.”
The space incorporates a wide variety of sustainable design strategies including daylighting, energy monitoring and reporting, low-flow plumbing fixtures, natural materials with significant recycled content, HVAC systems zoned for occupant control, and a high-performance building envelope with state-of-the-art glazing.
The project is only the second in the United States to be certified under the new Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors® pilot program. It is the first Green Globes® Certified project in LS3P’s Charleston office. Green Globes is administered by the Green Building Initiative in order to encourage and support sustainable design practices.
A joint venture of MWV and The Rockefeller Group, the building is the first completed Class A office space in Nexton. Portions of the building remain available for lease through Colliers International.
MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV) is a global packaging company providing innovative solutions to the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, tobacco, and agricultural industries. The company also produces specialty chemicals for the automotive, energy and infrastructure industries, and maximizes the value of its development land holdings. MWV’s network of 125 facilities and 16,000 employees spans North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The company has been recognized for financial performance and environmental stewardship with a place on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index every year since 2004. Learn more at www.mwv.com.
About LS3P Founded in Charleston in 1963, LS3P was named Southeast Design Firm of the Year for 2014 by Engineering News Record (ENR). A design firm with regional roots and a national reach, LS3P operates from its 6 offices in Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville, SC and Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington, NC, providing architecture, interior architecture, and planning services. LS3P is deeply committed to the communities in which it serves, with over 400 design awards in diverse practice areas. For more information on LS3P, visit www.ls3p.com.
Nexton is coming to life at I-26 and Highway 17A in Summerville, South Carolina at the heart of metro Charleston’s most vibrant growth. It’s a place where businesses, homes, shops, restaurants and schools are just a stroll or a short bike ride from each other. Where the entire community is interlaced with parks, trails and nature. And where leading-edge technology brings the rest of the world closer. Read more at www.nextonsc.com.