USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter Members receive $50 off of the registration fee!
The Living Building Challenge Materials Petal is intended to induce a successful materials economy that is non-toxic, transparent and socially equitable. In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of how to meet the material-related Imperatives of the Living Building Challenge: I-10 Red List, I-11 Embodied Carbon Footprint, I-12 Responsible Industry, I-13 Living Economy Sourcing, and I-14 Net Positive Waste as well as introduce and explain the Declare Program.
This workshop is appropriate for anyone working in the building industry, participants should already have an understanding of the Living Building Challenge. They should be familiar with the Standard and the Imperatives and Petal structure of the Challenge. The workshop will highlight successful examples of innovative projects from around the globe, identifying innovative products and stories how projects have been successful in changing the materials marketplace.
- Identify the Imperatives within the Materials Petal and distinguish how these Imperatives support the Living Building Challenge mission
- Understand the Declare label and what it defines
- Identify 2 products that have gone through the process, now have a Declare label and how that has transformed their manufacturing standards
- Ability to identify innovative products and stories where projects have been successful in changing the materials marketplace.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
1:00 – 5:00 pm
1:00pm-2:00pm The Philosophy of the Living Building Challenge / Petal rationale + strategies: Materials
2:30pm-5:00pm Breaking down Barriers / Community + Tools / Full Group Discussion
HOK St. Louis
10 S Broadway Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63102
This workshop has been approved for 4 GBCI CE hours, 4 AIA LU|HSW credits, and 4 Living Future Accreditation hours.
Kathleen Smith, LEED Fellow, Technical Director, Living Building Challenge
Kathleen Smith is an architect with more than 20 years of experience in green building, most recently with her own firm, Ecosmith Architecture & Consulting, LLC. She is a LEED Fellow and a LEED Faculty member. Kathleen worked with Davis Langdon where she conducted LEED reviews and consulted on many pioneering sustainable projects in California. She is also the co-author of two books, The Northwest Green Home Primer and Rebuilding Community in America: Housing for Ecological Living, Personal Empowerment, and the New Extended Family. Kathleen has a Bachelor and Master of Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley in addition to a Permaculture Consultant’s Design Certificate from the Permaculture Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Early-bird registration (through 11/26/15):
$95 – USGBC-MGC Members (must contact USGBC-MGC staff at firstname.lastname@example.org for promotional code)
$145 – Non-members
$185 – USGBC-MGC Members (must contact USGBC-MGC staff at email@example.com for promotional code)
$235 – Non-Members
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