Gallery: World’s First Living Building Certified Projects Unveiled

Image ©Farshid Assassi, Courtesy of BNIM Architects
 
The Living Building Certification is considered by many to be the highest echelon in green building, surpassing even LEED in terms of sustainability, life cycle design and operation. Recently, three buildings were the first to receive the Living Buildings title, achieved through third party rating. We are proud to announce that the Omega Center for Sustainable Living in upstate New York and the Tyson Living Learning Center in Eureka, MO have both earned full certification, or ‘Living’ status; and Eco-Sense, a private residence in Victoria, BC, earned partial program certification, or ‘Petal Recognition’, for achieving four of the six stringent ‘Petals’. Read on to learn more about this trio of amazing buildings.

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  1. Green Der Spiegel Headq... November 2, 2010 at 12:07 pm

    […] has developed its own green building certification, which has tighter requirements than other certifications and is considered a forerunner of the […]

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