Over the past decade, it’s become apparent that buildings both function better, and better serve the people who use them, if social values such as health impacts, diversity and equal access are taken into account.
If we are to succeed in creating a new roadmap for cities and neighborhoods, we must change the culture of development to give the community a dominant voice in shaping its own destiny.
A growing movement aims to make sure that all Georgians – urban and rural, rich and poor, black and white – benefit from the just transition to clean energy that is already underway across the country and around the world.
The Living Building at Georgia Tech construction launch has been rescheduled to take place Nov. 2, Georgia Tech officials announced today.
“Sustainability can’t be placed on autopilot.,” warns architect Michael Gamble. We must “reach beyond the illusion of technology and technique into a deeper systemic thinking about the impact of the second nature we create.”
Every campus is traveling its own sustainability journey. Top Georgia Tech architect Howard S. Wertheimer says the campus’ Living Building project already has transformed his campus’ design process.
The construction launch for the Living Building at Georgia Tech has been postponed due to the expected impact of Hurricane Irma, organizers announced today.
Most of us think of air conditioning as the equipment that lowers a room’s temperature. It’s more complicated than that. Here’s how engineers for the Living Building at Georgia Tech have heating, ventilation and the particularly the problem of cooling in a humid climate.
One week before the construction launch ceremony at the Living Building on their campus, Georgia Tech has organized series of events to celebrate the transition.
Here’s a detailed image gallery on the Living Building at Georgia Tech as it heads from design development toward construction.