Urban Land Institute studies Bullitt Center

Posted by Brad Kahn on Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 6:17 PM

In late February, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) released a comprehensive case study about the Bullitt Center, along with a video featuring interviews with project team members. As one of the most respected real estate organizations in the US, ULI’s case study includes in-depth research into the development process, project team, site selection, planning and…

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Cities are the greatest hope for our planet

Posted by Denis Hayes on Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Note: This article was originally published on Ensia. It is re-published here with their permission. October 28, 2014 — Of all the things people build, cities are the most important.  Cities are the largest things we build, and most people now live in them. But that’s not why cities are our most important invention. Cities…

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Fighting Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Posted by Kris Weber on Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 10:23 PM

As part of the Living Building Challenge, the Bullitt Center team worked to screen out endocrine-disrupting chemicals from products used in the project. In this post, Kris Weber offers some background on EDCs. – Editor Over the past 50 years, chemicals—both synthetic and natural—have become an intractable element of our society. Indeed, advances in chemical…

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Report Finds $18.5 Million in Hidden Value at Bullitt Center

Posted by Brad Kahn on Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 5:31 PM

First-of-a-kind research calculates that public benefits are comparable to construction cost of the building. A report released on September 4, 2014, Optimizing Urban Ecosystem Services: The Bullitt Center Case Study, found that just six of the building’s green features will produce up to $18.5 million in benefits to society over the life of the building….

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