The Tulane School of Social Work at Elks Place was recognized by The Louisiana Landmarks Society as the winner of the 2015 Louisiana Landmarks Society Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation. The building was renovated by New Orleans architecture and interior design firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple.


J. Bennett Johnston Health & Environmental Research Building, recently renovated by New Orleans architecture and interior design firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple along with Markdesign LLC, won the 2014 IDEA Award of Excellence for Renovation/Historic Preservation from the International Interior Design Association.


To find out more information about the progress of Yulman Stadium please follow this link.


Construction on Greenbaum House is now complete and is being occupied by it's first class of students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Greenbaum House will be the third residence hall following the residential college model with Wall Residential College and Weatherhead Hall preceding it. 

The Tulane Green Machine

The Tulane Green Machine is a collaborative group of people across multiple administrative divisions dedicated to making campus buildings more sustainably designed, run, and maintained. The university is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. The university requires all new construction be Certified by the Green Building Certification Institute, administrators of the LEED Program, at a minimum of the LEED Silver level. Nine members of the Green Machine are LEED Accredited Professionals.


LEED Certified Projects

Tulane University currently has 5 buildings certified by the U.S. Green Building council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program and several more projects underway with the goal of achieving LEED Certification at or above the Silver level. Information about each project and its sustainable features can be found by clicking on the images below.


Dinwiddie Hall


Dinwiddie LEED

Certified Gold - NC


 Flower Hall


Certified Silver - NC


Greenbaum House

Greenbaum House LEED Case Study

Certification in Progress

Weatherhead Hall

Weatherhead LEED

Certified Gold - NC


 J. Bennett Johnston 

Building Renovation


Certified Gold - CI


TSSW Elks Place

TSSW LEED front page

Certified Gold - CI

Hertz Center

Hertz LEED

Certified Gold - NC




Yulman Stadium

Yulman Stadium LEED

Certification in Progress

Tulane University Building Energy Kiosk

Tulane is proud to present residents of certain residential colleges on the uptown campus a chance to view how much energy, water, and gas their hall uses through the Building Energy Kiosk by Johnson Controls. The kiosk also provides helpful tips on how residents can reduce their energy use, water consumption and other helpful tips to live a greener lifestyle. To access the Building Energy Kiosk, click here

Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainabilty, a division of the University Planning Office, is working hard to implement green strategies in to everyday life on the University Campus. For additional university sustainability initiatives see their website.

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