Can Buildings Produce More Than They Consume? Georgia Tech Thinks So

Welcome to the October 2019 issue of our newsletter about buildings, grounds, and more. Chances are good that your institution has built at least some recent buildings to LEED standards. But a handful of colleges are now setting the bar much, much higher. On Thursday Georgia Tech dedicates its newest building, a $25-million structure designed […]

Rising Up: Defining A Living Design Framework

This article is part of “Rising Up,” a special report first published in the October 2019 issue of Healthcare Design, where sustainability leaders shed light on the top environmental design challenges affecting the industry, their input, and solutions necessary to solve them. Here, Robin Guenther, principal, Perkins and Will (New York), shares her ideas on […]

New Georgia Tech building is dedicated to sustainable design

The university says the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is one of the most sustainable facilities in the Southeast. The Georgia Institute of Technology has dedicated a new building on its Atlanta campus that it says is one of the most sustainable facilities in the Southeast. The university describes the Kendeda Building for Innovative […]

Community Foundation’s Collaboratory earns LEED Gold certification

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation’s Collaboratory has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification using the LEED v4 Building Design + Construction: New Construction rating system. Collaboratory — located at 2031 Jackson St., Suite 100, Fort Myers — is a public private partnership of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and the city of […]

The Bullitt Center and its sustainable architecture

Believed to be the greenest commercial building in the world, the Bullitt Center sits on an otherwise unremarkable street on Capitol Hill, covered in glossy windows and crowned by an impressive array of solar panels, all in the pursuit of redefining the future of sustainable architecture. The Center, which opened its doors in 2013, was […]

Southeast’s greenest building opens at Georgia Tech

By Maria Saporta As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on Oct. 25, 2019 When philanthropist Diana Blank saw the completed Kendeda Living Building on Georgia Tech’s campus earlier this month, it took her breath away. “The way it turned out is beyond my expectations,” Blank said in an exclusive interview with Atlanta Business Chronicle. […]