Downtown Sacramento building aims for gold standard of green
A Sacramento architectural design firm will host formal grand opening ceremonies Thursday at its newly renovated building along the R Street corridor, with hopes that the structure will be certified a world leader in sustainability a year from now. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and city Councilman Steve Hansen are among those scheduled to attend the 9:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 8,200-square-foot Arch Nexus building at 930 R St.
Arch Nexus is short for Architectural Nexus Inc. – which also has an office in Salt Lake City. The local building is dubbed Arch/Nexus SAC.
Over the course of a year, what was once a warehouse has been converted into an 8,200 square-foot nucleus of sustainability, with composters, cisterns, solar panels and eye-popping architectural touches that double as ultra-green systems.
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We are so excited to see the R Street Corridor transforming into a haven for new businesses and residences. This is currently our favorite district in the central city...what is yours?
Carissa More - I'm a native Sacramentan, local real estate agent and entrepreneur. I enjoy keeping tabs on new developments, businesses and events in our central city district. This is a collection of interesting articles from various media sources.