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.
Here are the ah-ha moments from friends, colleagues and Tweeters who attended the world’s largest gathering on regenerative design and construction — along with a roundup of the news.
The world’s most rigorous green building standard just got more flexible. That doesn’t mean it’s suddenly a push over.
The builders, designers and manufacturers tackling the immense challenge of embodied carbon have a blunt bit of advice for their colleagues: Just talk about it.
I’ll be reporting this week from the Living Future 2019 conference in Seattle, which promises to be newsworthy for at least two reasons.
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.
The orange air-and-water barrier that recently was painted onto the exterior walls of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, is intimately tied an earlier Living Building — Seattle’s Bullitt Center.