Accolades and News
The Outstanding Building Of The Year (TOBY)
2020 TOBY Award
Awarded by BOMA Silicon Valley for the category under 100,000 sq. feet.
In The News
Rocky Mountain Institute
The Process for Buildings with Existing Leases to Get to NZE
Many owners and landlords want to upgrade and reposition their existing buildings to NZE. This may be more complex with existing leases that may not allow landlords to pass the cost of efficiency improvements or solar PV to tenants and have varying lease timeframes.
Solar Array Yields Environmental—and Economic—Reviews
An office building in Palo Alto, California, benefits its city utility, university landowner, tenants, and the developer..
Sustainable design: Form4 Architecture – Hanover Page Mill
Hanover Page Mill in Silicon Valley is a multi-awarding winning project by American firm Form4 Architecture. LEED® Platinum office building with a distinctly Californian style, based on sustainable criteria.
Hanover Page Mill
Form4 Architecture’s Hanover Page Mill was recognized as winner in the Best Sustainable Development category by the LEAF Awards, presented by the Leading European Architecture Forum, which celebrates innovative architecture and design projects internationally.
Hanover Page Mill
in Palo Alto
American Office Building in California, USA – design by Form4 Architecture.
Hanover Page Mill in Palo Alto
Hanover Page Mill, a LEED Platinum and net-zero electric building designed by Form4 Architecture for Hanover Page Mill Associates, is a powerful statement of synthesis between architectural form and energy performance. Located at Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, CA, this spec office building was designed using affordable and practical building strategies to provide higher occupant comfort standards, while offering market-rate leasing options that make it competitive with traditional buildings.
See Which Iconic Architects Won the 2016 LEAF Awards
The 13th annual Leading European Architecture Forum (LEAF) Awards were recently announced at a gala dinner in South Kensington, London. This year’s winners included Spanish starchitect Santiago Calatrava, who was honored for lifetime achievement, as well as celebrated firms across the globe.
2016 LEAF Awards Announced
The winners of the 2016 LEAF Awards have been announced. Founded in 2001, the awards ceremony honors innovative architecture projects in 14 different categories dedicated to various aspects of building, including best façade design and engineering, best future building, and public building of the year.
Glowing façade lights up 2016 LEAF Awards
Founded in 2001, the Leading European Architecture Forum (LEAF) Awards is an annual ceremony for architects, designers, developers and suppliers. It recognizes innovative architectural design and excellence in building from around the world, with a promise that projects of all shapes and sizes will be “judged on a level playing field.”
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Office building strives for energy efficiency and comfort
Gaither Jr., a principal at Hanover Page Mill Associates LP. using solar panels and energy-efficient design and construction, the project is expected to produce as much electricity annually as it consumes…
Sun Light & Power: Hanover Page Mill Associates
Jim Gaither and Jim Gaither Jr. of Hanover Page Mill Associates wanted their new 87,000-square-foot commercial office building to have net zero electrical usage with 100% of the electrical load offset by on-site PV generation. The owners also wanted a beautiful PV system.
DEVCON Construction Inc.
Devcon Salutes Hanover Page Mill Associates
A new two-story, steel-framed, Class A office building at 1400 Page Mill Road in Palo Alto truly points the way to a future of sustainable development centered on energy and water efficiency, environmental design, geographically appropriate landscaping, and net zero energy production.
Real Estate BISNOW
Inside SV’s Most Sustainable Development
The most sustainable project to hit Silicon Valley yet is teed up to deliver this summer at 1400 Page Mill Rd, and Bisnow took a walk around the development with the point man behind the family-owned project. Hanover Page Mill Associates’ James Gaither tells us the 87k SF project in Palo Alto’s Stanford Research Park will set a new standard for quality and sustainability in commercial office buildings (here’s James with his dad, Jim, who also is involved). James and Jim believe energy efficiency and Net Zero Electric are valuable building attributes in today’s market, but will become essential in the future. The project is designed to meet the standards of LEED Platinum and Net Zero Electric from solar.
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Morgan Lewis signs on for new Palo Alto project
In one of the most significant law firm leases this year, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP will move a couple hundred feet from its current home to a new project in Palo Alto’s Stanford Research Park.
The law firm said it pre-leased 60,000 square feet at 1400 Page Mill Road, an 87,000-square-foot development that will start construction in mid-2014. Morgan Lewis is currently in about 53,000 square feet at 2 Palo Alto Square.