International Living Future Institute

Leaders Call for Bold Action Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment

Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity Highlights Leaders Building a Movement Built on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
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April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity put a spotlight on climate, health, and equity in the built environment, closing today with awards celebrating leaders and projects inspiring transformational changes.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
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SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

Mohawk Group's Fresh Take On Contemporary Plaid

By Quinn Halman
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Manufactured according to International Living Future Institute standards that ensures a net positive impact for people and the environment as a Living ProductPattern & Symmetry is also built to last.

LOVE+GREEN BUILDING: You and Me and the Beautiful Planet

New illustrated book by renowned green building leader provides genuine insights into why a sustained awakening of the heart is key to turning back the tide of climate change and environmental degradation.
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SEATTLE, May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/– Ecotone Publishing, the industry’s first exclusive green architecture and design publisher, today announced the release of a new book titled LOVE+GREEN BUILDING: You and Me and the Beautiful Planet written by green architect and global green warrior Jason F. McLennan.

Silver Oak Winery: World’s First Production Facility to Earn “Living Building” Certification

Sonoma winery certified to world’s most ambitious green building standard by the International Living Future Institute
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HEALDSBURG, Calif., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Silver Oak and the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that the winery has become the largest certified Living Building in the world. The certification was awarded after more than five years of careful planning and construction, followed by a rigorous one-year performance audit.

Kohler Co. Announces First Ever At Scale Third-Party Verified Declare Labels

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Kohler Co., a global leader in the innovation and design of kitchen and bathroom plumbing products, today announced its offering of third-party verified Declare labels for plumbing products – a first in the category.

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.

International Living Future Institute Adds Embodied Carbon to Declare Labels in Shift to Acknowledging Full Product Impacts

New Declare Labels Piloted by Partners Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions, Interface, Superior Essex Communications in Bold Commitment to Transparency and Accountability
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SEATTLE, October 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), announced the first of its new Declare labels that include product embodied carbon alongside ingredient disclosure, reinforcing ILFI’s commitment to transparency in the building products industry. Partners Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions, Interface, and Superior Essex Communications have supported this paradigm shift through several pilot Declare labels that broadens the scope of material health.

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