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Wednesday, May 11 • 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Book Signing: Jason F. McLennan, McLennan Design & Mary Adam Thomas, Author (The Living Building Challenge: Roots and Rise of the World’s Greenest Standard)

The Living Building Challenge: Roots and Rise of the World’s Greenest Standard

The Living Building Challenge: Roots and Rise of the World’s Greenest Standard delves into the profoundly rigorous certification program recognized by the green design-build movement as the most inspirational and sustainable standard in the world. Author Mary Adam Thomas explores the history and ideas that influenced visionary designer Jason F. McLennan to develop the Challenge, reports on its dramatic launch, illuminates Living Building pioneers and projects, and summarizes the global attention the Standard generated in its first ten years. Dozens of industry notables add their voices to this history, rounding out a rich and engaging overview of the past, present, and highly anticipated future of the Living Building Challenge.


Speakers
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Jason F. McLennan

Board President and Founder, International Living Future Institute
Considered one of the most influential individuals in the green building movement today and the recipient of the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Prize, Jason F. McLennan’s work has made a pivotal impact on the shape and direction of green building in the United States and Canada and he is a much sought after presenter and consultant on a wide variety of green building and sustainability topics around the world. McLennan serves as the CEO... Read More →
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Mary Adam Thomas

Author
Mary Adam Thomas has been helping tell the story of the Living Building Challenge since 2006. This year, she released The Greenest Building: How the Bullitt Center Changes the Urban Landscape and The Living Building Challenge: Roots and Rise of the World’s Greenest Standard.  Previously, she wrote Building in Bloom: The Making of the Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. She... Read More →


Wednesday May 11, 2016 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Westin: San Juan Level (3rd Fl)