GSU Interdisciplinary Academic Building Awarded Georgia Peach Green Building Certification

September 27, 2021

Statesboro, Ga. – Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is proud to announce that the Interdisciplinary Academic Building (IAB) at Georgia Southern University has received the Peach Award, a top certification from the Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission.

Designed by the architecture and engineering firm HOK, CPPI completed the project in just under 16 months. The 110,000 square-foot, three-story facility features design that accommodates multiple academic disciplines and learning styles. A slanted corbel brick wall, exterior mesh screens, and an atrium with significant use of exterior glass provide a striking and open aesthetic.

Through the Georgia Peach Green Building Rating System, the Peach Award recognizes the IAB for top energy efficiency and Sustainable Construction Standards, according to GSFIC’s website.


Ranked one of Engineering News-Record’s 2021 “Top Contractors,” Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI) is one of the Southeast’s largest privately held construction firms. Recognized as a powerhouse of innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and expertise, CPPI performs a wide range of design-build, construction management and general contracting services, including project planning and modeling, budget estimating and cost management, project scheduling and construction.