The project features an open-air, pedestrian gallery that will promote public circulation from the Mall to Water Street. This will be a dynamically engaging new approach to the west end of our Mall. At the center of the site, there will be an exterior courtyard, with a sunken water feature and amphitheater for public and private outdoor events. As the building gently climbs from the Mall to Water Street, you will see a series of beautiful rooftops populated with intensive green plantings. Each of these outdoor terraces will serve as work and gathering spaces for tenants on each floor. The building will also include one level of subgrade parking that will feature electric vehicle charging stations. Parking spaces may be converted to alternate uses in anticipation of evolving transportation trends. The project will also provide a variety of retail spaces on its ground floor along with the main lobby entry on the Downtown Mall. A secondary entrance to the lobby will also be provided on Water Street. The Water Street side lobby is spacious and may serve as a co-working studio when not being used as a state of the art 200+ seat auditorium. The auditorium will serve both tenant specific uses and local community events.
CODE is designed to be a LEED Gold + certified building. The design employs systems and technologies even beyond LEED standards, that will increase the fresh air exchange, provide fine-tuned environmental controls allowing for natural ventilation and daylighting. Additionally, the building has been designed to harvest and reuse rainwater for green roof irrigation. The entire building’s envelope is being designed to meet the AIA’s 2030 challenge for efficiency and thermal performance.