TheUniversity of Utah in Salt Lake City has dedicated its new, $16.5 million humanities building. The main entrance has large transparent doors that open into a lobby with glass walls. Even the stair treads are made of glass, maximizing the transmission of natural light. Green features include pedestrian-friendly design; energy-efficient lighting; high-tech window glazing that allows in 70 percent of the light while screening out 60 percent of solar heat; and use of locally produced and recycled building materials. The architect is Cooper Roberts Simonsen Associates. To read The Salt Lake Tribune article, click here.