…and the winner is…

We just learned that Winter Street and team took home top honors for their design of eBay’s newest Utah Data Center (aka:Project Quicksilver) at the 2014 Uptime Institute Brill Awards for Efficient IT™. The competition attracted more than 100 entries from 19 countries. Project entries were evaluated by upwards of 90 leading industry professionals for … Continue reading

eBay Announces Big Win for Team Winter Street Architects and AHA Consulting Engineers

For the past year Winter Street Architects along with EDI, and AHA Consulting Engineers has been working with eBay on their modular data center in Phoenix, Arizona.  Just as the design work for eBay’s modular data center in Phoenix  winds downs, the design work for a new project in Utah amps up. Of course this new project … Continue reading

eBay Announces Datacenter Challenge Finalist, Our Firm Makes the Cut

Could today get any bigger? A. It’s Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts B. eCommerce Giant eBay publically announced their list of finalists for their data center design competition…yes, we made it too the finalists circle!!!!!! eCommerce giant eBay revealed its list of design challenge finalists competing to win Project Quicksilver, the company’s newest modular data center in South Jordan, … Continue reading

Giddy-Up 2011!

Looking back at 2010, you can tell we talked a lot about Sustainability, Data Centers, Our Consultants, and even a few Awards! But 2011 presents a unique opportunity to look forward, to move onward and upward, even…to usher in bigger and better projects, unique collaborations and fresh ideas. Over this new year, we’re looking forward … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from Winter Street Architects!

Please click the image above to see our Holiday Newsletter! Also, we would like to say congratulations to our wonderful design studio who brought home an Honorable Mention at the Union Office Toys for Tots Box Decorating Contest!  The Winter Street box theme was a “LEED Certified Gingerbread House,” featuring chocolate covered solar panels, renewable … Continue reading

eBay Awards Winter Street Architects, EDI and AHA New Modular Datacenter Project in Phoenix!

We are thrilled to announce that Winter Street Architects, along with our awesome partners EDI ltd, and AHA Consulting Engineers have been awarded the coveted Modular Data Center project with eBay, now being dubbed “Project Mercury!“ The team responded to eBay’s open RFP back in August of this year and was selected out of 37 … Continue reading

Portsmouth Fire Station 2 Honored by Fire Chief Magazine!

We are very proud to announce that the LEED Silver, Portsmouth Fire Department, Station 2 has been honored by Fire Chief Magazine with a “NOTABLE” award in the Career Station category of the 2010 Station Style Awards! This station is currently being tracked as the first LEED Fire Station in NH. Working closely with the … Continue reading

What Makes Sustainability Personal for You?

Our friends at Shaw are asking a great question this week during GreenBuild: What Makes Sustainability PERSONAL for You? For every response they get on twitter tagged #ShawGreenEdge until 5:00pm 11/19/2010, they will donate $1 to the Make It Right foundation, which supports green home building for those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Check out Shaw … Continue reading

Winter Street Architects Shortlisted for EBay Datacenter!

Winter Street Architects is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the eBay Modular Data Center in Phoenix, Arizona with a terrific team of like-minded consultants.  Taking the lead for our team on the eBay opportunity is EDI ltd out of Phoenix, Arizona, with Winter Street fulfilling integrated Architectural design expertise and AHA … Continue reading

A Green Roof Primer: Goat Optional

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(By Dana Weeder, AIA, LEED AP) What’s a Green Roof? A green roof is an engineered vegetated roof system consisting of a high quality water proofing and root repellant system, a drainage system, filter cloth and a lightweight growing medium to foster plant growth.  Or, more succinctly, a contained ‘green’ space on top of a … Continue reading