“Knowing that this facility will be around for many, many years to come, we pushed ourselves to do more in terms of sustainability. ”
The design of Wellmark’s headquarters enhances the physical and emotional health of the health insurer’s 2,000 employees.
An elliptical entry garden and visitor drop-off area carved deep into the building facade allows daylight to penetrate deep into the space.
The lighting design features include high-efficiency systems and controls that adjust lighting levels to accommodate changes in natural light. The lighting power density is 28 percent less than ASHRAE standards, contributing to energy-efficient strategies that create annual energy cost savings of nearly $240,000 for Wellmark.
603,900 sq. ft. / 56,100 sq. m.
Engineering News-Record Midwest – Project of the Year
American Society of Landscape Architects Central States – Merit Award