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Seattle’s Bertschi Elementary School is the World’s Fourth Living Building

Posted By Diane Pham On April 18, 2013 @ 4:00 pm In Architecture,eco kids,Inhabitots,Modern Kids | No Comments

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Seattle’s Bertschi Elementary School [1] was just certified as the world’s fourth Living Building. The elementary school, situated in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, is a 3,380-square-foot interactive learning environment filled with numerous green features – including composting toilets, solar panels and a slew of other additions that allowed it to meet the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge 2.0 [2].


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[1] Bertschi Elementary School: http://www.inhabitots.com/seattles-bertschi-school-boasts-the-worlds-fourth-living-building/

[2] Living Building Challenge 2.0: http://living-future.org/lbc

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