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The Kendeda Building steps toward certification

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is fast approaching submission of the first batch of documents that required to provide as part of the Living Building Challenge certification process, says Building Direct Shan Arora.

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COVID-19 & intentional design

The design process for Living Building Challenge projects is disciplined and rigorous. That rigor lends itself to solving precisely the kinds of complex problems that infectious diseases present.

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COVID-19 & green cleaning

A  commonplace impulse kicks in when we’re faced with infectious microbes: Obliterate them with chemical disinfectants. Often, that’s not the most effective approach.

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COVID-19 & wood surfaces

Who doesn’t love wood? Its texture and color exude a sense of warmth that is almost elemental. Plus, it’s relatively inhospitable to the COVID-19 virus.