• What is a Living Building?

    Posted on October 10, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    IMG_6490The flower is the metaphor for Living buildings.  Beautiful, Resourceful, Connected, Efficient, Beneficial, and Healthful.

    A home that is beautifully designed, engineered to capture, treat and recycle its water. A place designed around the occupants rather than the occupants cars. Imagine a home capable of generating more power than it uses and offering symbiosis by creating habitat for birds and other native species. A place that promotes health and well-being with urban gardens designed into the space.  That’s the promise and the engineering challenge behind a Living Building.

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