As early as next spring, visitors to the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design should be able to enjoy fruit with very little labor. But they’ll have to wait a while for the sweetest of harvests.
It’s easy to see why CarbonCure, a Canadian startup tackling the sky high emissions of carbon by the cement industry, is a global darling for the green building materials sector.
CBS 46 airs a piece from reporter Sally Sears on the Kendeda Building. I’m impressed at how many of the top-lines she managed to capture in two-and-half minutes.
As the various subcontractors enter the homestretch, here’s a view in photos at construction highlights so far in 2019.
A North Carolina businessman partners with a materials engineer and a brick factory to come up with a supply chain and a manufacturing process for 100 percent recycled bricks.
A preliminary SK Collaborative blower door test indicates that the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is on the right track when it comes to air tightness.
Mineral wool has been making quite a comeback as a go-to insulation for green buildings. No wonder then that the Kendeda Building in Owens Corning Thermafiber.
Glazing for the Kendeda Building, supplied by the glass fabrication giant Viracon, is about as high-performance as you can get when it comes to energy efficiency
By an unusual path, the Kendeda Building will include bird-safe glass. That’s rare among green buildings, which often ignore one of the leading causes of avian deaths.
Atlanta-based curtain-wall manufacturer Kawneer has its eye on a Living Building project in its backyard from the very start. Its longterm focus on sustainability paid off.