Virtually Tour the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design: a certified Living Building on Georgia Tech’s Atlanta campus

Photo: Rooftop Garden by Gregg Willett We build roads that allow vehicles to move safely, while channeling rainfall “away.” Our impervious developments require more infrastructure to convey stormwater “away.” We tear down buildings and throw them “away.” But there is no “away.” Our built environment burdens communities with externalities, taxpayers with costs, and future generations […]

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. […]

Ecovie Potable Rainwater System Up and Running at Georgia Tech’s Kendeda Building

Atlanta – Georgia Tech is leading the US and in particular the southeast US in demonstrating innovative green building.  The recent completion of its Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design seeks full Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification and is truly a jewel of innovative design. Ecovie has helped meet LBC Water Petal certification for this project by providing rainwater system design […]

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 […]