ILFI Living Future 2014: Beauty and Inspiration

Posted by Nina Smith-Gardiner, AIA, LEED AP on Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Maya Lin, Jason McLennan, and Jay Harman all presented visions of hope for the future at the Living Future 2014 unConference. Maya Lin’s presentation was spell-binding, in particular her descriptions of her Confluence Project: Jay Harman described how nature offers us the solutions we desperately need in his presentation Biomimicry: How Nature is Inspiring…

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Bullitt Center Far Exceeds Energy Goals in First Year of Operations

Posted by Brad Kahn on Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 2:05 PM

NEWS RELEASE: April 22, 2014 – Earth Day SEATTLE – For its first birthday on Earth Day 2014, the Bullitt Center announces that it greatly exceeded its ambitious energy performance goals, even when accounting for growing occupancy over its first 12 months of operations. Honored by World Architecture News as the “greenest commercial building in…

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Bullitt Center design drawings

Posted by Brad Kahn on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 10:19 PM

While the design team developed many, many documents to support every detail of Bullitt Center design, attached below is a document with both plan views and elevations to help design teams dig into the project. Bullitt Center Drawings (PDF, 934 KB)

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Year One at the Bullitt Center

Posted by Nina Smith-Gardiner, AIA, LEED AP on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler. – Albert Einstein Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world. – George Sand Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo da Vinci Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent.  It takes a touch of genius – and a…

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