The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is fast approaching submission of the first batch of documents that required to provide as part of the Living Building Challenge certification process, says Building Direct Shan Arora.
The future of the office has become an open question after the coronavirus lockdown. Will office workers flock back to their cubicles? Or will employees want to hold on to their newfound freedom and flexibility?
If any organization was nimble enough to leapfrog the race to build the world’s first certified Living Community, it had to be the Ecology School.
PRESS RELEASE: The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force offers operations guidance for HVAC systems to mitigate COVID-19 in schools.
Two-hundred-thirty-nine scientists call on WHO and other bodies to recognize and mitigate COVID-19 airborne transmission. This could carry major implications for buildings.
Do buildings that are designed with nature in mind have advantages in the fight against coronavirus? Let us count the ways.
The design process for Living Building Challenge projects is disciplined and rigorous. That rigor lends itself to solving precisely the kinds of complex problems that infectious diseases present.
A commonplace impulse kicks in when we’re faced with infectious microbes: Obliterate them with chemical disinfectants. Often, that’s not the most effective approach.