Johnson County’s Youth and Family Services Center is the first ever LEED Platinum Juvenile Fascility in the Nation and it is being programmed by Huskey & Associates.
The family center which is located in west Olathe has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum Certification by the US Green Building Project.
It is the first building in Johnson County and in the Kansas City Metropolitan Region to achieve the Platinum rating and, according to the project’s architects’ review of LEED awards to date, it appears to be the first juvenile detention center in the world to be certified LEED Platinum.
read full article here: http://ksrods.org/countynews/new-johnson-county-building-certified-leed-platinum
more project images here: http://home.huskey-associates.com/2012-aia-award-backround