What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place? The Living Building Challenge is the world’s most rigorous proven performance standard for buildings. People from around the world use our regenerative design framework to create spaces that, like a flower, give more than they take. The Introduction to the Living Building Challenge provides an overview of the LBC philosophy, program, and components. This course is for anyone interested in green and sustainable building and those wanting to learn more about the Living Building Challenge program.
1. Understand the basic philosophy of the Living Building Challenge
2. Describe the key components of the program
3. Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles
4. Identify and locate the resources provided by the International Living Future Institute for deeper engagement
This course is approved for 1 AIA LU credit, 1 GBCI CE, and 1 Living Future Accreditation (LFA) hour.