International Living Building Institute

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Bob Berkebile Joins the International Living Future Institute Bob Berkebile Joins the International Living Future Institute

The accomplished architect and preservationist will work part-time as a senior strategic adviser, focusing on ILFI's Living Product and Living Community challenges. Read more

Smith College's Bechtel Environmental Classroom Certified as World's Fifth Living Building
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Blacklisted from the NYC Department of Buildings, a Former Architect Tries His Hand at Green Development Blacklisted from the NYC Department of Buildings, a Former Architect Tries His Hand at Green Development

As one of today’s most notorious designers in New York, Robert Scarano, Jr., claims that he has reformed his filing practices. But is his newfound evangelization of sustainable design a convenient cover for business as usual? Read more

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Schools As Sustainable Teaching Tools Schools As Sustainable Teaching Tools

A look at how schools are being designed and constructed to better serve communities and the environment. Read more

Building Products Labelling Program Launches
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Building Products Labelling Program Launches

The system from the International Living Future Institute aims to help building... Read more

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Living Building Challenge wins 2012 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

The green-building program wins the $100,000 prize to further develop and scale its work. Read more

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Earth Day is Every Day Earth Day is Every Day

Denis Hayes, CEO of Seattle's Bullitt Foundation, talked to ECO-STRUCTURE about the client side of a Living Building Challenge project. Read more

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Wasted Appeal Wasted Appeal

Securing regulatory approvals for net-zero-water projects may be tedious, but a successful outcome may help change the industry. Read more

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GSA Approves Three Green-Building Certification Systems for Use

Green Globes and the Living Building Challenge join LEED in passing the GSA’s review for use in federal projects, an increase from just LEED in 2007. Read more

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First Two Projects Obtain Net Zero Energy Building Certification First Two Projects Obtain Net Zero Energy Building Certification

The International Living Future Institute gives two existing building retrofits Net Zero Energy Building Certification. Read more

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