Connections: A LEED certified conservation center
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If architecture often memorializes important events in history, what does it take to memorialize important nonevents? One of the most important nonevents in recent history is the gradually dawning realization that fossil fuels are a finite resource and that the cost of energy as we know it is rising. An appropriate role for architecture in memorializing this important nonevent would be to construct an environment that demonstrates the use of alternative energy resources to achieve energy independence.