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UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Building

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Las Vegas, NV
Purpose(s): Proposed
Constructed: 2006-12
Opened: 2008
Completed: 2008-06
Cost: $93.7 M
Size (sq. ft.): 120000
Other Size Measure: 2.1 Acres
5 Story
Owners: Nevada State Public Works Board (Developer)
Funders: $37 M Donated by the Greenspun family $3.4 Contributed by UNLV
Contractors: Clark Construction Group LLC (General Contractor)
US Mechanical LLC of Las Vegas (Mechanical Contractor)
R.G. Vanderweil Engineers LLP (Design Engineer)
Description: Sustainable and LEED accredited possible Gold certification

First building at UNLV to be certified under the system that designates "green" structures

Photovoltaic array that produces enough energy to offset 13 percent of the building's estimated consumption
Extra Note: Bevell, Shane “The big building boom: six new buildings are shooting up across UNLV’s campus.” Inside UNLV. (2007).

Bevell, Shane. “New Additions: construction continues on both Main, Shadow Lane campuses.” Inside UNLV. September 2007: 1 & 11.
Illia, Tony. "Green Machine: UNLV Building to Produce Grads the Green Way." Southwest Contractor. November 2007. [Online]. Available: Accessed 11 November 2007.

"On the Boards: The Curve - A Mixed-Use Urban Village." Architecture Las Vegas. 2006, 100.

Russell, Diane. “Greenspun tops the list: 7 UNLV projects on legislative requests lists.” Inside UNLV. (2007).

"Southwest Contractor: 2007 Top Projects Nevada." Southwest Contractor. June 2008: 77.

Morris, Sam. "At UNLV, bulding a 'monument to forward thinking'". December 2008: 3. [Online]. Available: Accessed 1 June 2009.
Spatially Direct Parent: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Spatially Largest Parent: University of Nevada, Las Vegas