The Living Building Challenge requires projects to be “net positive waste.” Here’s how the Kendeda Building is meeting its materials conservation goals.
Living Building Challenge founder Jason F. McLennan proposes a framework for scaling biophilic design appropriately in different types of building projects.
With springtime just around the corner, construction on the South’s largest Living Building is now entering the homestretch.
A 50-cubic-yard concrete pour was the first of five in which a thin layer of a special, fiber-heavy concrete was spread over tubing for the building’s highly efficient radiant floors.
After two events last year introduced regenerative concepts to the Tennessee capital, the Nashville Living Future Collaborative will hold part 3 “Making Nashville Living Building Ready” series Jan. 31 on the Vanderbilt campus.
Nearly a year later, solar tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have cost jobs and slowed solar adoption. Four manufacturers have announced plans for new plants. But a factory owned by Suniva — the company that called for the tariffs — sits vacant amid post-industrial detritus.
Just in time for the holidays, here’s an informal status report — in the form of a few snapshots — on the Kendeda Building for Innovative Design at Georgia Tech.
Skanska needed help assembling floor panels for the Kendeda Buildings. By hiring workers from the nonprofit GeorgiaWorks, they stepped toward fulfilling the project’s equity goal.