Urban Green and the International Living Future Institute present:
Understanding the Living Building Challenge Public Workshop
New York City, NY - October 11th, 2013
Understanding the Living Building Challenge provides ato the Living Building Challenge. Attendees are the green building leaders in their community: design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, government officials and employees of public agencies. In short, anyone and everyone who can impact the development of the built environment.
|9:00-10:00||The Philosophy of the Living Building Challenge / Petal rationale + strategies: Site|
|10:15-11:45||Petal rationale + strategies: Water, Energy, Health / Small Group Discussion|
|11:45-12:30||Lunch + Case Studies|
|12:30-2:00||Petal rationale + strategies: Materials, Equity, Beauty / Small Group Discussion|
|2:00-3:30||Breaking down Barriers / Community + Tools / Full Group Discussion /|
- Identify the key components of the Living Building Challenge
- Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles
- Understand successful strategies for compliance with each performance area
- Recognize financial, regulatory and behavioral barriers and incentives related to high performance design
- Describe the Living Building Challenge Community resources and certification process
- Applicable toward Living Future Accreditation
- Approved for
- Approved for 6 AIA Learning Units credits
- Morning coffee and lunch included
ILFI/Cascadia Members, Community subscribers, Ambassadors / Partner Org. Early Reg.
|General Registration Early Registration||
General ILFI/Cascadia Members, Community subscribers, Ambassadors / Partner Org. Full Early Registration
General Registration Full
*Registration Fee includes workshop materials, morning coffee and lunch.
**Choose Partner Member Registration at checkout. Your membership in your local Chapter or professional association is confirmed with that organization prior to the event. If your membership has lapsed, you will be responsible for the difference in price on the day of the event.
Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Please contact development [at] living-future [dot] org for details.
Our Expert Faculty:
Amanda Sturgeon, Vice President of the Living Building Challenge
Amanda is an award-winning architect and has been recognized as a pioneering leader in the green building movement in the northwest region where she has practiced since 1998. Amanda was a founding board member of the Cascadia Green Building Council in 2000-2002, has served on the board of AIA Seattle and has been a visiting Adjunct Professor at the University of Washington. Amanda won the Betterbricks Architect award in 2008, and was the 2011 AIA/NAIUSI Fellow through which she spent a month in Italy studying Biophilia and Beauty as a pathway to a restorative future.
When & Where
Living Future 2015
The Philadelphia Living Building Challenge Collaborative is a community based, in-person group of Living Building Challenge Ambassadors that provide an opportunity for informal learning experiences and advances community transformation. Collaborative member create the local conditions that allow for the development of Living Buildings, Products, Sites, and Neighborhoods.