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Understanding the Living Building Challenge Workshop: San Francisco, CA

Living Building Challenge Collaborative - San Francisco Bay Area

Friday, September 20, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

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The International Living Future Institute and SmithGroupJJR Present:

 

Understanding the Living Building Challenge Public Workshop

San Francisco, CA - September 20, 2013 - PG&E Energy Center, "Conference Center" Room

Understanding the Living Building Challenge provides a 6-hour in-depth introduction to 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.

Workshop Overview:

  9:00-10:00  The Philosophy of the Living Building Challenge / Petal rationale + strategies: Site
10:00-10:15  Break
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 /

Learning Objectives:
- 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

Added Benefits:
- Applicable toward Living Future Accreditation
- Approved for 6 GBCI Continuing Education hours
- Approved for 6 AIA Learning Units 
- Morning coffee and lunch included

Price*:

Ticket Type   Registration

ILFI/Cascadia Members, Community subscribers, Ambassadors Early Reg. 

          $195
General Registration Early Registration          

        $295

ILFI/Cascadia Members, Community subscribers, Ambassadors Full

            $215

General Registration Full

            $345

 

*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. 

Have questions about Understanding the Living Building Challenge Workshop: San Francisco, CA? Contact Living Building Challenge Collaborative - San Francisco Bay Area

When & Where



PG&E Energy Center
851 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Friday, September 20, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)


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