Brian Court and Joshua Gassman imagine the South’s greenest campus building as an airy space spanned by timbers, like the sun-dappled woods around it. Here’s a close look complete with visuals of the Living Building at Georgia Tech.
Design teams for materials that meet the Living Building Challenge’s exacting standards are familiar with the predicament: How does one find, sort and compare environmental and health data on those materials? A collaboration between Google and the Heathy Building Network has produced a platform, called Portico, designed to address that problem.
Lord Aeck Sargent blog: “The amount of intentionality and rigor required in the energy design of a project with a fixed energy budget is remarkable.”
Atlanta-based Lord Aeck Sargent is the first architectural firm in Georgia to earn the International Living Future Institute’s JUST Label.
Donald J. Trump is no green building enthusiast. But do architects and builders need support from the White House to keep moving sustainable design and construction forward?
The Living Building Challenge’s biophilic design imperative may be the building industry’s most formal adoption yet of a concept that is finally breaking past the theoretical stage.
Architects for the Living Building at Georgia Tech have gotten the go ahead to move into the design development phase of the project.
Lord Aeck Sargent architects offer a peak at the multidisciplinary discussions involved in the design of a Living Building.
Check out this entertaining show on the Bullitt Center from the Xploration Network’s Nature Knows Best. The episode, called Bio-Based Building, focuses on biophilic design and products.
View the floor plan for the basement, first floor and second floor of the 42,000-square-foot Living Building at Georgia Tech, from the building’s schematic design phase.