What is the point of green building?

Posted by Brad Kahn on Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 10:16 PM

When the team set out to design and build the Bullitt Center, we had one goal in mind: push the limits of today’s technologies and knowledge to create the greenest office building in the world. By showing what’s possible today, we wanted to encourage other project teams to go even further. We set this goal…

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Remembering John Stamets

on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 8:51 PM

The Bullitt Center team learned this week that John Stamets, architectural photographer and lecturer at the University of Washington, passed away. While we mourn his passing, we also wanted to celebrate John’s fantastic work documenting the construction of the Bullitt Center. Most visitors to the Bullitt Center start their tour in the Discovery Commons, facing…

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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: http://www.confluenceproject.org/project-sites/ 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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