When the new headquarters for the Bullitt Foundation opens this April in Seattle, it will be among the first to meet the Living Building Challenge - "the most stringent green standard around." But getting there isn't easy, and may be illegal.
Jan 25, 2013 Architizer
Already an urban leader in sustainability with one of the most stringent green building laws in the country, Washington D.C. announced last week that it will create the city’s first “living building” as part of the Sustainable D.C. Budget Challenge.
Dec 17, 2012 The Washington Post
is a slippery subject - with the meaning and application changing depending on
who is talking, listening, or taking action. For the eco-efficiency focused
quantifiers, sustainability is about using fewer resources, or getting more Opinion
Mar 31, 2012 By
The Living Building Challenge is a new environmental rating system that focuses on required environmental design elements, diverging dramatically from the credit-based approach of the built environment's dominant rating system, LEED.
Nov 6, 2009 Metropolis Magazine