Understanding the Living Building Challenge Workshop

  • Thursday, September 27, 2012
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • AIA Chicago 35 East Wacker Drive Suite 250, Chicago, IL

The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability is helping bring to Chicago one of the most visionary green building programs, Understanding the Living Building Challenge.


This program 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.

For a workshop overview and to register, visit here:


Chapter Members Can Register for $50 OFF


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

Added Benefits:
- Approved for 6 GBCI Continuing Education hours
- Approved for 6 AIA Learning Units credits
- Continental breakfast and lunch included

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