World’s 5th Certified ‘Living Building’ – Bechtel Environmental Classroom

To meet the Living Building Challenge’s green building certification requirements, a building must qualify in seven performance areas, or ‘Petals’: 

Site / Water / Energy / Health / Materials / Equity / Beauty

To learn how Bechtel  approached each ‘Petal’ of the challenge, and to read the very interesting Case Study for the Environmental Classroom, follow this link: / Note – tribute, by way of wood engravings on the building, is made to the Jefferson Salamander – an endangered species whose plight will be helped by Bechtel’s purchase of the land.

Bechtel Environmental Classroom