Understanding the Living Building Challenge Workshop: Bucharest, Romania

Friday, August 09, 2013 - 10:00am to 4:30pm EEST
Romania Green Building Council
21 Strada Ialomicioarei, Sector 1 Bucharest, Romania

Friday, August 9, 2013 - Romania Green Building Council

Understanding the Living Building Challenge provides a 6-hour in-depth introduction to the Living Building Challenge. Attendees are the green building leaders in their community: design professionals, contractors, developers, owners, government officials and employees of public agencies. In short, anyone and everyone who can impact the development of the built environment.

Workshop Overview:

10:00-11:00  The Philosophy of the Living Building Challenge / Petal rationale + strategies: Site
11:00-11:15  Break
11:15-12:45  Petal rationale + strategies: Water, Energy, Health / Small Group Discussion
12:45-1:30  Lunch + Case Studies
1:30-3:00  Petal rationale + strategies: Materials, Equity, Beauty / Small Group Discussion
3:00-4:30  Breaking down Barriers / Community + Tools / Full Group Discussion /

Learning Objectives:
- Identify the key components of the Living Building Challenge
- Discuss the rationale for restorative design principles
- Understand successful strategies for compliance with each performance area
- Recognize financial, regulatory and behavioral barriers and incentives related to high performance design
- Describe the Living Building Challenge Community resources and certification process