Te Uru Taumatua, Taneatua, the new Tūhoe headquarters in Taneatua, near Whakatane, New Zealand, has been designed to have no environmental impact, to be integrated into its surrounding landscape and to give back to the world around it. Nice work Jasmax!

Te Uru Taumatua, Taneatua, the new Tūhoe headquarters in Taneatua, near Whakatane, New Zealand, has been designed to have no environmental impact, to be integrated into its surrounding landscape and to give back to the world around it. Nice work Jasmax!

The Living Building Challenge Video: Inspiration for a new direction in architecture and interior desing!

The Living Building Challenge Video: Inspiration for a new direction in architecture and interior desing!

New Zealand's first "Living Building Challenge" home proposed for Taylor's Mistake in Christchurch, by Craig Jarvis

New Zealand's first "Living Building Challenge" home proposed for Taylor's Mistake in Christchurch, by Craig Jarvis

University of Queensland Opens $32 Million Living Building - Living Building certification is being sought for this net zero energy and carbon neutral facility.  The building has an atrium and shading system that tracks the sun while "air flow is managed through a central atrium and “discharged” through the building’s thermal chimney"  The floor panels are constructed from a geopolymer concrete made from "blast furnace slag ... and fly ash (waste from coal fired power generation)"

University of Queensland Opens $32 Million Living Building - Living Building certification is being sought for this net zero energy and carbon neutral facility. The building has an atrium and shading system that tracks the sun while "air flow is managed through a central atrium and “discharged” through the building’s thermal chimney" The floor panels are constructed from a geopolymer concrete made from "blast furnace slag ... and fly ash (waste from coal fired power generation)"

ZHome built by Ichijo USA

ZHome built by Ichijo USA

zHome is a ten unit townhome project designed to achieve zero net energy, as well as a number of other environmental benchmarks.

zHome is a ten unit townhome project designed to achieve zero net energy, as well as a number of other environmental benchmarks.

Bullitt Center - The world's most sustainable and environmentally-sound office building

Bullitt Center - The world's most sustainable and environmentally-sound office building

McGilvra Place Park, Seattle.  The first park to meet the Living Building Challenge certification under the Landscape and Infrastructure typology

McGilvra Place Park, Seattle. The first park to meet the Living Building Challenge certification under the Landscape and Infrastructure typology

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