50 and 60 Binney Street
Location: Cambridge, MA
Architect: Spagnolo Gisness & Associates
Client: Alexandria Real Estate (ARE) Equities
Services: Green
Property: Commercial
Size: 541,000

50 + 60 Binney Street are part of the Alexandria Center at Kendall Square, a 2.6 million sqft rentable science and technology campus, which includes a two-acre master-planned green community space. 50 Binney Street was designed to accommodate innovative technology and life science usage with retail at ground level. 60 Binney has flexible floorplates for offices, and a private underground parking with car-share service.

Vidaris professionals have provided LEED consulting from the beginning of the design. Sustainable features include, among others:
•Exceeding the MA Energy Code by 20%
•Stormwater collection
•Filter system for nonpotable water uses
•10% of construction materials were targeted to be regionally sourced
•Wood certified by the Forest Stewardship Council will be used for over 50% (by cost) all new wood used on the project
•Coordination with tenants for sustainability