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Understanding the Living Building Challenge Workshop: Portland, OR
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PST)
Understanding the Living Building Challenge Public Workshop
Portland, OR - March 6, 2013
Earth Advantage Institute, 808 SW 3rd Ave., Suite 800
Understanding the Living Building Challenge provides ato the Living Building Challenge. Attendees are the green building leaders in their community: design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, government officials and employees of public agencies. In short, anyone and everyone who can impact the development of the built environment.
|9:00-10:00||The Philosophy of the Living Building Challenge / Petal rationale + strategies: Site|
|10:15-11:45||Petal rationale + strategies: Water, Energy, Health / Small Group Discussion|
|11:45-12:30||Lunch + Case Studies|
|12:30-2:00||Petal rationale + strategies: Materials, Equity, Beauty / Small Group Discussion|
|2:00-3:30||Breaking down Barriers / Community + Tools / Full Group Discussion /|
- Identify the key components of the Living Building Challenge
- Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles
- Understand successful strategies for compliance with each performance area
- Recognize financial, regulatory and behavioral barriers and incentives related to high performance design
- Describe the Living Building Challenge Community resources and certification process
- Applicable toward Living Future Accreditation
- Approved for
- Approved for 6 AIA Learning Units credits
- Morning coffee and lunch included
ILFI/Cascadia Members, Community subscribers, Ambassadors, Partner Org. Early Reg.
|General Registration Early Registration||
ILFI/Cascadia Members, Community subscribers, Ambassadors, Partner Org. Full
General Registration Full
*Registration Fee includes workshop materials, morning coffee and lunch.
Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Please contact development [at] living-future [dot] org for details.
Faculty Information & Biography:
Katie Spataro, LEED AP
Katie has over fifteen years of experience working in the building industry as a construction project manager, program manager and green building consultant to support her role at Cascadia where she provides research on code and regulatory pathways in support of green building. Working collaboratively across jurisdictional boundaries, Katie’s efforts to address obstacles and identify solutions to more sustainable development practices has assisted in the creation of policies, programs and code-related curriculum around the region. Katie holds a BS in Construction Engineering and Management from Purdue University, a certificate in permaculture design, and is a certified Sustainable Building Advisor. Nonetheless, she finds that her most critical (and most rewarding) role is her on-the-job training as a mother.
When & Where
International Living Future Institute
Our mission is to lead the transformation toward a society that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative.