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Lorax Partnerships, LLC
1200 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230




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"Definitely a 'value-add' to the project team.
Lorax streamlines and facilitates the entire
LEED process."

-Christopher Petersen, PE
Vice President, Engineering
and Construction
Wexford Science + Technology, LLC

Public & Community

Arbutus Library &
Community Center


Brunswick Library


U.S. Naval Academy
Child Development Center

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Owner: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Client: W.M. Schlosser
Certification Level: LEED BD+C: New Construction v2009 Silver                                                                                  

The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center immerses visitors in Tubman’s world through exhibits that are informative, evocative, and emotive. Understand the value of Tubman’s early years in Maryland, experience a rescue mission on the Underground Railroad, and become inspired by her work as a freedom fighter, liberator, leader, and humanitarian. Outside the Center, a walking path through the memorial garden offers a place for quiet reflection and meditation.


Rockville Evangelical Mission Church

Owner: Rockville Evangelical Mission Church
Client: CCR Architects
Anticipated LEED NC 2009 Silver                                                                                                   



Alexandria Fire Station #203

Owner: City of Alexandria, VA
Client: WGM Architecture + Interiors
Anticipated LEED BD+C: New Construction v2009 Silver                                                                                                   



West Side Homeless Center

Owner: Baltimore County
Client: Rubeling & Associates
LEED NCv2009 Certified

The Baltimore County Office of Budget and Finance for Property Management has built this 14,994 square foot homeless shelter in Catonsville, Maryland to sleep 154 residents. Case Study


Kent County Courthouse

Owner: Kent County
Client: Nason Construction
Designed to LEED                                                                                                                   



DelDOT Mid-County DMV

Owner: State of Delware OMB_DFM
Client: Wohlsen Construction
Anticipated LEED NC 2009 Silver                                                                                    



Celebree Learning Center 

Owner: Morrell Companies
Client: Alliance Arch. 
LEED BD+C: Core and Shell v2009 and LEED ID+C: Commercial Interiors v2009 Equivalent                                                                                           



Blue Ridge Community College

Owner: Blue Ridge Community College
Client: Manekin Construction
LEED BD+C: New Construction v2009 Gold                                                                                                               



Towson Fire Station #1 – Towson, MD

Owner: Baltimore County
Client: Rubeling & Associates
Certification Level: LEED BD+C: New Construction v2009 Silver

  Case Study


Westminster Readiness Center

Owner: Army Corps of Engineers
Client: Harkins Builders
Designed to LEED                                                                                                                     



Eastern District Police Station – Pasadena, MD

Owner: Anne Arundel County
Client: WGM Architect
LEED NC 2009 Silver 

Eastern District Police Station is a neighborhood police station located in Pasadena MD. The building is divided into 4 main components in which to address the multitude of functions that it will serve; both as a police and booking station as well as a community gathering place. While specific requirements for the booking and holding areas took precedence, the project team seamlessly incorporated concepts of sustainability into the design and construction. Case Study


The International Spy Museum at L’Enfant Plaza – Washington, D.C.

Owner: The Malrite Company
Client: Hickok Cole Architects
Anticipated LEED BD+C: New Construction v2009 Certified

The International Spy Museum at L’Enfant Plaza is the only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage and the only one in the world to provide a global perspective on an all-but-invisible profession that has shaped history.  Not only are the exhibits engaging and the experience is interactive, but the building is also sustainable.  With education of all museum visitors as a primary goal for the Spy Museum, a decision was made very early on in design to incorporate as much environmental and sustainable public education as possible.  Terraces and vegetated areas will integrate with programmable space while seamlessly tying in sustainable strategies for patrons to enjoy.  With seven floors of tall ceilings, a primary facade system of glass curtain wall, and a cantilevered feature with a curved glass enclosure, a highly efficient HVAC system will be selected for optimization of the building’s energy.


Eisenhower Fire Station – Alexandria, VA

Owner: City of Alexandria
Client: WGM Architects
LEED NCv2009 Silver

Eisenhower Fire Station is one of the first fire stations in Virginia to use a geothermal water source heat pump system. The vertical wells are located on-site under the parking lot. The Fire Station has 6 apparatus bays, residential facilities for the on call fire fighters, as well as a large space for the community to use. The project site sits on an old car impound lot, which was remediated prior to construction beginning on the new station. Not only does this project use geothermal, but is paired with very efficient mechanical equipment to maximize energy savings for the building. The project has also incorporated low flow water fixtures to reduce the amount of potable water used in the building. Case Study


UM Pocomoke

Owner: University of Maryland College Park
Client: Grimm + Parker
Certification Level: LEED NCv2009 Gold

University of Maryland Pocomoke’s eco-friendly design incorporated over 81% of the existing structure into the new building, a feat not easily achieved. The building’s LEED Gold certification contributes to the University’s overall sustainability program and goals, and serves as a reminder that the most sustainable buildings are the ones that are already built.


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Child Care Center

Owner: National Institute of Standards and Testing
Client: Colimore Architects
Certification Level: LEED NCv2009 Gold

Lorax and Colimore were approached by NIST for the sustainable design and construction of their childcare center built on their Gaithersburg, Maryland campus. They had exceeded capacity in their old and outdated center, and wanted to ensure that the new building reflected the newest in learning space design, and sustainable construction to ensure operating efficiency, but most importantly, a healthy and bright space for the tiniest of building occupants. NIST exceeded their original goal of LEED Silver by incorporating more sustainable and healthy features to attain LEED Gold.


Sollers Point

Owner: Baltimore County, Maryland
Client: Rubeling & Associates
Certification Level: LEED NCv2.2 Gold

This Gold certified community center serves as the gathering and activity location for the Sollers Point and surrounding Baltimore County communities.  Baltimore County saw this project as an opportunity to educate the buildings staff and visitors about the green features used to achieve LEED certification. Signage placed throughout the building highlight included regional materials, low-emitting materials, certified wood, water efficiency, recycling, construction waste management, and daylighting.

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Morrell Park Recreation Center

Owner: Baltimore City Dept of Recreation and Parks
Client: Baltimore City Dept of Recreation and Parks
Certification Level: BCGBS 2 Stars                                                         


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Salisbury Readiness Center

Owner: State of Maryland
Client: Nason Construction
Certification Level: LEED NCv2.2 Silver                                                     


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Sollers Point

Owner: Baltimore County, Maryland
Client: Rubeling & Associates
Certification Level: LEED NCv2.2 Gold                                             


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Randallstown Community Center

Owner: Baltimore County, Maryland
Client: Rubeling & Associates
Certification Level: LEED NCv2.2 Certified                                             


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City of Bowie Parks and Grounds Service

Owner: City of Bowie Maryland
Client: Clarke Associates
LEED BD+C: New Construction v2.1 Silver