Even for a core member of the Kendeda Building design team, beauty is a deeply personal reflection. It is taboo — akin to politics, religion and sex, only to be discussed in private and usually just with those you know in advance will agree with you.
Georgia Tech Student Equity Champion Angelica Acevedo on the Living Building Challenge Equity Petal: Equality and equity are two very different concepts.
Congrats are due to five individuals and four organizations that won Chrysalis Awards at a U.S. Green Building Council-Georgia event Wednesday evening at the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
The LBC’s Energy and Water Petals set high bars. But the Materials Petal has a formidable reputation in Living Building Challenge circles.
Georgia Tech’s Shan Arora: We could look at health and happiness narrowly, especially the health part. But there’s a lot more at play when it comes to the well-being of a building’s occupants.
Alissa Kingsley and Ramana Koti gather observations from 14 female members of the Kendeda Building project team. I took particular interest in a challenge laid down by PAE Consulting Engineers’ Karina Hershberg.
Newcomb & Boyd’s Todd Mowinski: Given a large enough solar array and plenty of battery storage, nearly any building could attain net positive energy. That would be very expensive. The real key? Solid, creative engineering
Kendeda Building Director Shan Arora was chomping at the bit last month before the building opened and has been off to the races since. Here’s one of several photo “anthologies” that he’s been sharing with friends and colleagues.