28 Sep '16, 12pm

9 of the most impressive Living Building Challenge certified projects

, a project must prove that it interacts with the natural environment like any other helpful biological force - improving its surroundings, rather than degrading them. Using passive design techniques, net-zero or net-positive energy systems, and a host of other green tricks, each project works to meet Living Building Challenge standards on seven different “petals,” or categories. These petals are Place, Water, Energy , Health & Happiness, Materials, Equity and Beauty. The following nine structures have all passed the test and become glowing examples of

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/9-of-the-most-impressive-living-buil...

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