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Smithsonian SEED Exhibit Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York City
The building includes a classroom that can be rented out for private functions. The revenue from those rentals will support the continued growth of the nonprofit, said Danielle Crumrine, the executive director.
The new center — its infrastructure and land development, including brownfield remediation — is a $2.8 million project, for which Tree Pittsburgh is raising the final $500,000 to complete.
It was prefabricated and mounted on helical piers above ground level so that the soil would not have to be disturbed.
The building will rely almost completely on solar power for energy and will collect and use all the rainwater from the roof in its nursery.