John and Frances Angelos Law Center

University of Baltimore • Baltimore, Maryland

A Landmark Campus Tower for the School of Law

The Angelos Law Center houses the nation’s sixth largest public law school in an iconic, award-winning tower on a prominent urban site. The 192,000-square-foot building consists of three interlocking volumes housing a law library, classrooms, and offices, with a 300-seat moot court on the lower garden level. A winding atrium rises up to a rooftop skylight.

All mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering systems support the university’s sustainability goal through radiant heating and cooling in the slab flooring, water and energy efficiency, enhanced indoor air quality, digital lighting controls, and rainwater harvesting. Integrated architectural and mechanical concepts include efficient façade systems and solar shade controls

  • $99 million new law center
  • 12-story, LEED®-Platinum tower
  • Thermally active (radiant) slab flooring
  • Automated natural ventilation system
  • Automated shade control system
  • More than 20 awards for design and construction
  • ENR’s “Best of the Best” nationwide


Behnisch Architekten/Ayers Saint Gross

LEED Facts

Level: Platinum
Type: LEED for New Construction
Status: Certified
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LEED® Facts

John and Frances Angelos Law Center

University of Baltimore • Baltimore, MD
LEED for New Construction

  • Category: 
  • Category: 
    Sustainable Sites
    18 / 26
  • Category: 
    Water Efficiency
    10 / 10
  • Category: 
    Energy & Atmosphere
    9 / 35
  • Category: 
    Material & Resources
    7 / 14
  • Category: 
    Indoor Environmental Quality
    10 / 15
  • Category: 
    Innovation & Design
    5 / 6

Client History

2018: Bogomolny Library; Behnisch Architekten
2013: Angelos Law Center; Behnisch Architekten/Ayers Saint Gross

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