Trim Tab Magazine is the International Living Future Institute's quarterly, online publication that is awash with provocative articles, interviews and news on the issues, designs, and people that are truly transforming the built environment.
This issue shares stories of heroes who are proving that we can choose to work toward communities that are inclusive and robust for every person.
The International Living Future Institute lauds the County’s efforts to combat climate change
SEATTLE, December 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of a bold initiative to counter the effects of climate change, the King County Council recently voted unanimously to approve its new Strategic Climate Action Plan (SCAP), laying out a blueprint for concrete, actionable work in the realm of sustainability.
Georgia Tech students participate in Zero Energy Housing Studio
Every semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a new group of students participate in the Zero Energy Housing Studio to design, engineer and student-build a 4 to 10 unit Zero Energy Housing Prototype. The prototype will become a living laboratory to test energy efficiency and materials and a demonstration model for market rate, status quo urban housing.
What will you do to make your #community inclusive and robust for everyone?
By Amanda Sturgeon, Executive Director at the International Living Future Institute
In the last 20 years, the green building movement has gone mainstream. The pace of change is extraordinary: at the International Living Future Institute we are pushing boundaries we couldn’t have even imagined a decade ago. Setting a high bar, one that many thought unachievable, has proven to be a catalyst for transformative change. And it’s time to do it again.
Director of Community Affairs at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and author of Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet, brings new expertise to the organization’s board
SEATTLE, October 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute™ announced today that Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, Director of Community Affairs at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection, has been appointed to the Institute’s Board of Directors. Abdul-Matin works to make sure that New York City residents have a responsive government that helps bring water to their homes and takes their wastewater away.