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The Material World: Beyond Transparency - Let Us Dig Deeper

Register Now for Mohawk Group’s Next Free CEU Webinar — Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from 12-1 P.M. EST
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Presenter: Rami Vagal – Senior Sustainability Manager, Mohawk Group
Credits available: AIA, IDCEC, USGBC-GBCI

Handprints Over Footprints: Combining Social Impact with Environmental Stewardship to Create Net-Positive Enterprises

Register Now for Mohawk Group’s Online CEU on April 15
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Presenter: Rami Vagal – Senior Sustainability Manager, Mohawk Group
Credits available: AIA, IDCEC

This free online CEU introduces the concept of "handprinting," and its increasing importance in the transformational movement of regenerative sustainability.

The presentation will provide an overview of footprints and handprints along with the key differentiators of the concepts. It will cover how and why sustainability cannot be truly achievable without social equity.

2019 Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award Winners Announced

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ATLANTA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) honored the late scholar and Yale University social ecologist Stephen R. Kellert’s legacy at the third annual Biophilic Design Award last night with a special award ceremony hosted by Interface, during the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

Declare Chemical Transparency Program Released in European Building Market

The nutrition label for products expands into Europe for manufacturers, architects and designers
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BOLZANO, Italy, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and Living Future Europe Initiative (LFEI) announce the release of a new edition of the Declare product transparency label for the European building and manufacturer market. The Declare Europe launch is taking place in Bolzano during the 2019 Klimahouse conference, which is focused on the exchange of ideas, innovations and insights on the latest trends in the energy-efficiency and sustainable construction sector.

Georgia Tech’s New Global Change Program Named First Tenant of Kendeda Building

By Ken Edelstein
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Georgia Tech's new Global Change Center will be housed in the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

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Georgia Tech's new Global Change Center will be housed in the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

International Living Future Institute Kicks off Living Future unConference in Seattle

Highlights include compelling keynotes and news of significant scaling of the Living Building Challenge 22 projects including Etsy and Microsoft
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SEATTLE, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) today kicked off the 2017 unConference, a sold-out gathering of 1,000+ experts in green building, place making and regenerative design who are celebrating the “Genius & Courage” of a movement that is fast gaining momentum. Van Jones is opening the conference today, and Naomi Klein is the Friday morning keynote.

Brock Environmental Center for a Living Chesapeake: Building a Sustainable Legacy for the Bay

A Living Building Challenge Publication Series from Ecotone Publishing
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SEATTLE May 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- As the tenth building in the world to achieve full Living Building Challenge certification, the Brock Environmental Center continues to draw attention for its sustainable, resilient design. The center has been named among the Top 10 recipients of the American Institute of Architects COTE (Committee on the Environment) Award in 2017.

Etsy Global Headquarters Achieves Living Building Challenge Petal Certification

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Etsy envisioned its new global headquarters as an opportunity to instigate change, to set a new standard for sustainable construction and design in a renovation project, and to create a space that reflected its values, especially those related to community, craft, and sustainability. They approached each decision with careful consideration of the long-term health of both the project’s and the surrounding community’s ecosystem.

ILFI Celebrates 50th Living Building Certification

The Miller Hull Seattle Studio Achieves Petal Certification in Place, Health & Happiness, Materials, Equity and Beauty
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Seattle, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Miller Hull Partnership in Seattle has the distinction of being the International Living Future Institute’s 50th project to be certified under the program’s ambitious and optimistic Living Building Challenge.

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