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The Living Building Challenge

  • 23 Mar 2016
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420

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AIACM + CSI Worcester in conjunction with Fitchburg State University Architectural and Construction Technology students presents:

THE LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE

WHAT:  An introduction to ‘The Living Building Challenge’ - the built environment's most rigorous performance standard.

WHO:  Christopher Haines, AIA, LBC Ambassador

WHERE: Fitchburg State University*, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg MA 01420 (see program details for specific instructions)

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 5 PM to 8 PM

PRICE:  Free AIACM/AIAS members, $10.00 Non-members AIACM/AIAS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:  An educational program with Fitchburg State University Architectural and Construction Technology students. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the Living Building Challenge - a philosophy, advocacy tool and certification program that addresses development at all scales. Participants will learn to describe the key components of the program and discuss the rationale for restorative design principles.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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.    Locate the resources provided by the International Living Future Institute.

CREDIT: Time - 1 hour. CEU's: AIA HSW/SD LU & 1 GBCI CE

SESSION DETAILS:

5-6 pm  Meet-and-Greet with Fitchburg State students - Conlon Hall room 201 (map 1B)

6-7 pm  Dinner - Holms Dining Commons (map 13)        

7-8 pm  Main ProgramLiving Building Challenge - Randall Lecture Hall - Science/Sanders Building - (map between 3 and 4)

For directions and parking, go to Directions to Fitchburg State

Questions: contact Keith Chenot, AIA  kchenot@fitchburgstate.edu  cell 508 769-9990


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