The College of Nursing and Health Innovation Phase II building incorporates public spaces throughout the design with green areas, including gardens and a shaded plaza. Outdoor balconies create comfortable outdoor environments for students, staff and faculty. The building skin is designed to maximize daylight inside while providing protection from the sun. Shading devices block direct sun from windows while the north façade is fully glazed to maximize the use of daylight for office and research space.
The College of Nursing and Health Innovation Phase II building earned a Gold rating on the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.