Role: Project manager for construction of the Living Building at Georgia Tech Background: After earning a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Georgia Tech, Mitchell quickly climbed the rungs at Skanska — a huge Swedish construction company that in recent years has made a big push in Atlanta. Credentialed under LEED AP and BD+C, he was … Continued
Construction, they say, is full of surprises. That’s particularly the case during site preparation for a building that will be located on land that’s been part of the built environment for more than a century. It’s even more true when your project is designed to exacting Living Building Challenge standards.
Georgia Tech students provided updates last night on six pilot projects connected to the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design. In the process, they’re contributing to a more mindful approach to design and construction.