04 Feb '13, 4pm

Is the Bullitt Center the World's Greenest Building?

Is the Bullitt Center the World's Greenest Building?

The Bullitt Center in Seattle has been called the greenest commercial building in the world. It is also the biggest building ever built to the Living Building Challenge , the toughest green building certification in the world. To understand the building, designed by Miller Hull Architects , you really need to understand the challenge first. © Living Building Challenge The LBC is described as: ...a cohesive standard, pulling together the most progressive thinking from the worlds of architecture, engineering, planning, landscape design and policy. It challenges us to ask the question: What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place? What if every intervention resulted in greater biodiversity; increased soil health; additional outlets for beauty and personal expression; a deeper understanding of climate, culture and place; a realignment of ou...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/bullitt-cent...

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