Morris Arboretum Horticulture Center

Philadelphia, PA
Morris Arboretum
Morris Arboretum
Morris Arboretum Solar Panels and Green Roof
Morris Arboretum Structural Insulated Panels
Morris Arboretum Rainwater Harvesting

Project Details

New horticulture center

18,500 SF

LEED-NC Platinum Certified

Owner: The University of Pennsylvania

Architect: Overland Partners and M2 Architecture


2012 American Architecture Award

2011 Montgomery County Land Development Award

2011 Merit Award for Design Excellence
American Institute of Architects, San Antonio Chapter


  • First LEED Platinum Certified project for the
    University of Pennsylvania
  • 45% more energy efficient

W.S. Cumby, Inc. constructed the Morris Arboretum’s new, 20,840 SF Horticulture Complex. The facility provides workspace for the horticulture, education, maintenance and facilities staff, and includes offices, conference rooms, kitchen and break rooms, locker rooms, maintenance and storage areas, and vehicle garages.

The center is the region’s first newly constructed, not-for-profit LEED Platinum building and only the second in Pennsylvania.

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