Cascadia Seattle Collaborative invites you to join us for our next installment in our LEEDv4 User Series. In this session, we will discuss what engineers need to know for the transition to v4 and what changes they can expect. Refreshments and snacks will be provided, 1 hour of CEU's available.
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The Al-Tarfa community center will be built using sustainable techniques of construction, which falls under the umbrella of utilizing sustainable construction for the sake of the community development, which our partnering NGO Hand Over strives for. Our other partner, Catherine Exists, is an ongoing social-art project started in 2009 to support Saint-Catherine's protectorate in South Sinai, empower its locals and raise awareness by depicting the natural and cultural heritage of the land.
Husband-and-wife restaurateurs Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz created the Perennial with a single thesis: the current food system is broken and a new brand of "progressive agrarian cuisine" will be what fixes it.
Please join us for a second installment of a petal focused presentation on one of the major Living Building Challenge Petals: Materials! Stacey Olsen from Gensler will be building off of our January Materials Petal 101 presentation anod creating dialog and discussion about highlighting advocacy.
This month’s UnMeeting will center around available tools to finance energy projects. What’s the scope of PACE funding and how does the process work? What other sources of financing for Energy-Efficiency and Renewables are available? How do financing tools vary between retrofit and new construction? This month will also feature a recap of August’s Net Zero Energy Conference at the Gas Company, which has grown to the largest event of its kind in the nation.
September 16 + 17 - 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM
Visit pop-up places to reimagine Seattle streets. Let us know if you will visit or if you would like to volunteer and get involved in Park(ing) Day 2016!
Refining our ability to lead effectively is an important aspect of our professional development and important at any time in our career! This September 22 from 5:30 to 7:30pm, please join Kathleen O’Brien, author of EMERGE: A Strategic Leadership Model for the Sustainable Building Community and founder and retired principal of O’Brien & Company, in a conversation about an approach to leadership that works regardless of title and position and is specifically designed to bring about positive change in and through our built environment.
ILFI's Reveal label offers buildings the opportunity to be transparent about their energy efficiency, plus demonstrate alignment with the AIA 2030 Commitment, all with one easy to read graphic. Do you think the Reveal label might be a good fit for your building? This webinar is part of the Net Zero Energy Part 2 Webinar Series
In this 90-minute presentation, we will discuss biomimicry as a foundation for sustainability and the Living Building and Living Product Challenges as opportunities for widespread and principled application of a nature-centered way of thinking and doing. We will discuss some of the important and ongoing relationships between them as well as some of the ways they are evolving and influencing progress toward a more sustainable world.