Today’s IPCC report on climate change is truly sobering. But it also lays out how the building sector would have to play a role in any route out of this mess.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms dropped in last week to help the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge present the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design with its annual Game Changer Award.
Georgia Tech hosts a daylong International Living Future Institute workshop Oct. 18 to explore the how the world’s most rigorous green building certification platform plays out in a hot, humid climate like the Southeast’s.
Many architects and engineers now admit that they’ve been designing overly conditioned indoor spaces for decades. Maybe, it’s taken a while to get all the complexities of indoor comfort just right. Maybe, it’s just the ecstasy one feels when escaping the heat by walking into a cool building.
Site development at the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design was step one toward restoring ecological functions n a site that was once a forest.
Skanska wasn’t planning to use a solar panel to power an Oxblue live camera at the site of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design. But you have to admit: It’s fitting.
The Kendeda Building site’s ecological history is connected to the ecological history of a much broader area — and the impact of such regenerative projects may model how to restore the natural well-being of an entire region.
The NAACP — the venerable civil rights organization founded by W.E.B. DuBois — has announced a design competition for a new “Living Headquarters” in its home city of Baltimore.
Georgia Tech has selected Atlanta sustainability expert Shan Arora to serve as the first director of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
Katerra’s consolidation of the Atlanta-based Lord Aeck Sargent could portend longterm disruptions in the design, construction and building materials industries. (But it’s unlikely to affect the Kendeda Building, because it’s already been designed.)