Here’s a quick roundup of some highlights from the 2017 Living Future Unconference last month in Seattle.
It’s a milestone week for the Living Building at Georgia Tech. Architects presented their proposed design documents to a key Georgia Tech commission on Tuesday. And today the university announced that it’s set Sept. 12 as the official construction start date.
Interested in benchmarking your organization’s treatment of your employees? Lord Aeck Sargent Sustainability Director Jim Nicolow describes why and how the architectural firm obtained a Just label.
Two certified renovations and an even bigger project announced at the Living Future 2017 unConference represent a dramatic increase in the size of facilities seeking the Living Building Challenge Petal certification.
As early as this fall, Suniva’s unfair trade complaint could affect solar pricing, clean energy projects and 88,000 jobs.
Living Building Challenge founder Jason McLennan leads a tour of his family’s new home, Heron Hall on Bainbridge Island, Wash.
Foundations are expected to use tax-advantaged resources to advance the public good. So shouldn’t they manage real-estate investments more sustainably?
The International Living Future Institute’s reboot of its Net Zero Energy program is more than a name change. It establishes NZE’s replacement — Zero Energy Building Certification— as the sole standard for an achievement that’s increasingly common among high-performance buildings.
Todd Mowinski, Erin English, Marc Brune, Dennis Creech, Alissa Kingsley, Jimmy Mitchell, Jim Nicolow, Diane Ives and Ken Edelstein on Living Future 2017.
Nine green building professionals and advocates were honored last week as Living Future Heroes for their role in helping to move the Living Building Challenge forward.