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The International Living Future Institute is pleased to announce that zHome in Washington and DPR Construction Headquarters in Arizona have both earned its Net Zero Energy Building Certification.
The International Living Future Institute announced today a new program designed to create a common language around social justice in the business world and provide a user-friendly platform to help companies evaluate and share critical information. To read the full Press Release, view the JUST postcard and share your thoughts, visit: Living-future.org/just
After a day of summits, tours, workshops and other should activities, we're nearing the official kick-off to the Living Future 2013 unConference: the Opening Keynote. After an opening performance by musician Andrew Culver, tonight's keynote presentation will be delivered by geneticist, television personality, enviornmentalist and living legend, Dr. David Suzuki. Note: Tickets to the opening night keynote are open to the public and on sale now.
Conferences and unConferences tend to engender a sense of euphoria. We enjoy the change of scene, we marvel at the ideas and innovations of our peers and heroes, and we find kindred spirits. The days tend to whirl by and before we know it, we're back at our desks. As days turn to weeks, the inspiration inevitabely begin to fade. Unless of course, the unConference happens to be Living Future.
In our latest issue of Trim Tab, our quarterly e-magazine, the International Living Future Institute takes a comprehensive look at regeneration in design, in communities and in nature. As always, this issue is an amalgamation of stories from leading deep green thinkers, activists, practitioners and pioneering organizations.
Ecotone Publishing is excited to announce the release of its newest publication, Building in Bloom, available at our online bookstore and at Living Future 2013 in Seattle (May 15-17th). Written by Mary Adam Thomas, Building in Bloom tells the fascinating story of how a historic Pittsburgh conservatory endeavored to achieve the world's most rigorous green building certification with its Center for Sustainable Landscapes.