Nueva SchoolHillsborough, California, U.S.A.
- Founded in 1967, Nueva School is a pre-K-to-eighth-grade private school that serves 400 students on its 33-acre suburban campus.
- Completed in 2007, Nueva School’s campus expansion project includes two green roofs that create more than 10,000 square feet of California grassland habitat, an endangered resource.
- Drought-tolerant native plant species coupled with water-conserving irrigation systems reduce water use by 53 percent.
- More than 80 percent of all construction materials were recycled.