Phipps is making headlines! Read what voices worldwide have to say about our breathtaking seasonal flower shows, lush botanic gardens, sustainable innovation and greenest buildings.
"Take a walk through Phipps Conservatory to view one of the most amazing collections of plants, florals and foliage around; the museum is a greenhouse in the center of the city with some of the most unbelievable blooms you'll likely ever see."
— Carrie Goldberg, Harper's Bazaar
"Phipps wins the environmental challenge with flying colors."
— Marylynne Pitz, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"The Conservatory's Center for Sustainable Landscapes is the first and only project in the world to meet all four certifications for the International Living Future Institute's Living Building Challenge, making it one of the greenest buildings on the planet."
— Alice T. Carter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
"The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps, along with the glass-enclosed Tropical Forest Conservatory, are among the greenest buildings in the United States."
— Jane Berger, Landscape Architecture Magazine
"Is Phipps’ Center for Sustainable Landscapes the most sustainable building in the world?"
— Stu Robarts, Gizmag
"Pittsburgh is home to one of only seven buildings in the world — and the largest of the seven — to meet the criteria of the Living Building Challenge."
— Lauri Gravina, Next Pittsburgh
"Phipps has hit the trifecta with the CSL."
— Bobbie Faul-Zietler, Green News Update
"Would you believe that the nation's best example of sustainable landscape leadership is in…Pittsburgh?"
— Paul Tukey, SafeLawns.org
"Heralded as one of the Earth’s greenest buildings"
— Tyler Silvestro, The Dirt
"The CSL is a triumph of responsibly sourced, environmentally friendly, and healthy materials and practices."
"One of the most eco-friendly buildings on the planet."
"A place where generations come together to think differently about human habitats in cities."
— Anne Rademacher, Center for Humans and Nature
"A remarkable building—setting a much-needed example of how modern technology can help save the environment."
— Karrah Beck, Land Art Generator Initiative
"Reigns supreme when it comes to being the greenest of the green."
— Allison Winter, Environmental News Network
"The world’s largest ‘living’ green building"
— Jon Bruner, Forbes Magazine
"One of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the world."
— Matt Pross, TEQ Magazine
"Net-zero energy, net-zero water make Phipps Conservatory one of a kind."
— Candace Roulo, Contractor Magazine