The Monsanto Center

1898 S Vandeventer Ave
Saint Louis
MO 63110

The Monsanto Center

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A model of “green architecture,” the building brings together environmentally-friendly technology and design, from the siting of the structure and the materials used in construction, to the carpeting, paint, and even the furniture. Recycled and recyclable materials are found throughout. An environmentally-sensitive, energy efficient system maintains precise temperature and humidity control for the collections. The structure is also designed to be “earthquake proof,” with 41 base isolators placed beneath the building and mounted on footings that reach to bedrock.

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