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Getting the EPD Credit in LEED v4: Atlanta Stadium

Innovations go far deeper than a stunning, biomimetic roof. The Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium aims to bring green building to the masses.

Media coverage of the new Atlanta Stadium has focused on its unique retractable roof, a dramatic and ambitious design by renowned sports architect Bill Johnson, now of HOK (check out this breathtaking fly-through).

Underneath that roof, the tons of concrete used in the structure will probably have as much impact on its sustainability as just about anything else. Here’s how the team has used EPDs to inform product selection in the new stadium.

Published August 3, 2015