The Greenest Commercial Building in the World

The goal of the Bullitt Center is to drive change in the marketplace faster and further by showing what’s possible today. The era of harm reduction, half steps, and lesser evils is behind us. As a society, we need to be bold in ways that were once unimaginable.

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Vision: Denis Hayes on what's next

Deep green buildings are a necessary component of resilient cities.

Materials: As-built product list

The Bullitt Center team worked for 2+ years identifying products without Red List chemicals.

Dashboard: Real-time stats

To support efficient behavior, we developed a dashboard system with real-time data.


Case Study: Living Proof

Written by Rob Peña, an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington and member...

Bullitt Center Financial Case Study

Across hundreds of tours with people from all walks of life, one question comes up repeatedly: What did the...

Bullitt Center Earns Living Building Cer...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 1, 2015 Today the Bullitt Center proved its status as the greenest commercial building...


Bullitt Center

Biomimicry is Hot!

What if I told you I work in a building that acts like a tree?

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250 years: Lifespan of the building

14,303 sq.ft.: Area of solar array

16 kBtu/sq.ft./yr: Energy Use Index

400 feet: Depth of geothermal wells

56,000 gal: Size of cistern

362: Toxic chemicals on “red list”

100 out of 100: WalkScore for site

26: # of geothermal wells

950 sq.ft.: Size of rainwater cistern

82%: Interior with natural daylight