James I. Swenson Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth

The 35,300-square-foot James I. Swenson Civil Engineering Building at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, is LEED Gold certified.

Stormwater reclamation and treatment strategies include wooden scuppers that direct rainwater into French drains and an underground storage system.

The building is used to train civil engineers, so many of the engineering elements and ideas are exposed.

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