Green building would honor Brower

The “greenest” building complex in the Bay Area would sprout from an old parking lot in downtown Berkeley as a memorial of sorts to David Brower, the pioneering environmentalist who died four years ago, under plans expected to be approved tonight. The $47 million center would have solar generators...

Brower Center Built on Innovative Funds

  To honor the legacy of Berkeley-born environmentalist David Brower, architects of the complex that will bear his name are using state-of-the-art “green” building techniques, while next door on the site, affordable housing developer Resources for Community Development (RCD) is employing the most innovative financing plan Uncle Sam has...