Site development at the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design was step one toward restoring ecological functions n a site that was once a forest.
Skanska wasn’t planning to use a solar panel to power an Oxblue live camera at the site of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design. But you have to admit: It’s fitting.
The Kendeda Building site’s ecological history is connected to the ecological history of a much broader area — and the impact of such regenerative projects may model how to restore the natural well-being of an entire region.
The NAACP — the venerable civil rights organization founded by W.E.B. DuBois — has announced a design competition for a new “Living Headquarters” in its home city of Baltimore.
Georgia Tech has selected Atlanta sustainability expert Shan Arora to serve as the first director of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
Katerra’s consolidation of the Atlanta-based Lord Aeck Sargent could portend longterm disruptions in the design, construction and building materials industries. (But it’s unlikely to affect the Kendeda Building, because it’s already been designed.)
Georgia Tech Policy Professor Daniel Matisoff asks: What are the internal motivations for an organization to build and certify a green building? And are there significant benefits for participants in such projects, including designers, builders, subcontractors and the construction industry as a whole?
Across the southeastern U.S., wind turbines are spinning on hilltops, and solar panels stretch across roofs and fields. A Vanderbilt university professor says part of the reason is that large companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are demanding low-carbon energy for their facilities.
Georgia Tech’s Annette Filliat takes a look at Living Building Equity Champions — one of the faculty-student pilot projects funded as part of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design project.
A fitting tenant has first dibs on space in the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design — even though the building is more than a year away from completion. The Georgia Tech Global Change Program is itself only a few weeks old.