Saint Croix Scenic Riverway Visitor Center

Owner: National Park Service

Location: Saint Croix Falls, WI

Description: New construction combining a Visitor Center and National Park Service headquarters deploying numerous green elements including passive solar, geothermal, and turf roofs. Sensitive landscaping includes a pond and native plantings that bring nature right up to the windows. This building incorporated exhibits, including a large aquarium with native fish, a bookstore, and a theatre.