The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) has launched a “Do Your Bit For BRIT” building campaign inviting the public to support its new global, scientific research and learning center scheduled to open in the Fort Worth Cultural District next to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden next spring.
“The superlative research facility that has marveled scientists and botanists since 1987 is transforming into a world-class Fort Worth Tourist Attraction that will appeal to everyone,” said Cleve Lancaster, vice president of development. “With diverse exhibits, world-class collections, a living roof and the opportunity for members of the public to leave their own legacy, the new 70,000 square-foot BRIT will give families, teachers and global visitors an exclusive look into nature and conservation.”
Complete with an amphitheater, eco-friendly gift shop for Fort Worth Shopping, and a teacher-learning center, this best-kept secret offers visitors an array of workshops, lectures, and indoor/outdoor classrooms that inspire learning and curiosity. The building also contains an extensive library and generous open space for a Fort Worth Meeting and reception. Enjoy Fort Worth Tours through the BRIT.
Expected to be one of only six buildings in Texas to earn the platinum certification in the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System, BRIT’s exquisite facility comes from its ingenuity and efficiency, supported by sustainable design and filled with people passionate by nature.
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Do Your Bit For BRIT
Posted On October 8, 2010