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Hammer & Hand
Our office is in Seattle's Bullitt Center, a commercial Living Building. We wrote a few posts about what it's like working in a Living Building Challenge building on our blog. You can start our "tour" here: http://hammerandhand.com/field-notes/our-tour-of-the-bullitt-center-an-intro/
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detailaddict
Nice ideas on paper, though like others I do wonder how practical they will be as implementation progresses, especially for private residences. One red flag for me was the idea that I would be required to invite strangers into my home once construction was complete.
   
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Smith Architectural Studio
What I love about the LBC program is the "Beauty" petal. The building needs to be beautiful in appearance and uplifting and inspirational for all that use or go through the building. I know plenty of "Green" buildings that are energy efficient and resource conservative but are not good looking or nice to be in for very long.
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