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|January 29, 2020|
CARB building to host world-class collection of climate change artworks
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – The California Air Resources Board (CARB) building under construction near the UCR campus will house the world’s largest permanent collection of artworks addressing air quality and the effects of climate change.
In 2021, CARB will relocate to the 400,000-square-foot facility on a 19-acre site on Iowa Avenue. It will be the largest true zero net energy facility of its type and has the highest sustainability goals including Zero Net Energy, CALGreen Tier 2, and Zero Carbon.
The state-of-the-art, zero emissions building and common areas with public art will be open to the public.
Six commissioned artists have been selected from a pool of 600 applicants whose work embraces environmental and equity themes.
The new facility will host a public art program comprised of six permanent artworks and a program of arts engagement supporting local partnerships and educational programs.
Story Date: September 11, 2019