Bruce Damonte

The Falk School of Sustainability at Eden Hall Campus

Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus is the first new university campus in the world to be built sustainably from the ground up, featuring full-cycle water recycling, net positive energy production, and zero waste operations.  

Richland Township, Pennsylvania


Building Size:

388 acre site, 110,000 sf

Project Cost:

$50 million


Campus: Seeking LEED Platinum + Zero Energy Certifications / Classroom Building: Seeking Living Building Challenge / Lodges: Passive House Certified


  • Design + Innovation: Award of Excellence, AIA Pittsburg, 2015
  • COTE Top Ten Award, AIA National Committee on the Environment, 2017
  • Design Excellence Award, AIA Committee on Architecture for Education, 2018
  • Best of Green Schools Award, Center for Green Schools at USGBC, 2018

Sustainability is at the heart of Chatham University's vision for the Eden Hall Campus. The new location, located just outside of Pittsburgh, is meant to exemplify Chatham’s commitment to environmentalism. Sustainability is also the focal point not the curriculum. The design goals for every building on campus are anything but standard: each is targeting Net Positive Energy and LEED Platinum certification.

Bruce Damonte
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