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Understanding the Living Building Challenge Workshop: Washington, DC
Thursday, March 14, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)
SmithGroupJJR and the International Living Future Institute Present:
Understanding the Living Building Challenge Public Workshop
Washington, DC - March 14, 2013
American Institute of Architects District Architecture Center
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 + Ambassador / Facilitator Presentations|
|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||
ILFI/Cascadia Members, Community subscribers, Ambassadors / Partner Org. Full
General Registration Full
*Registration Fee includes workshop materials, morning coffee and lunch.
Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Please contact development [at] living-future [dot] org for details.
Our Expert Faculty:
Richard has extensive experience establishing and supporting green building programs in national and international settings. A registered architect with degrees from Rice University and Virginia Tech, Graves was the U.S. Green Building Council’s Senior Vice President of Community. He has over a decade of field experience working on leading-edge green building projects and is a staunch advocate for transparency and responsibility in the building industry.
When & Where
International Living Future Institute
Our mission is to lead the transformation toward a society that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative.