Living Building Challenge

Jason McLennan Proposes an Approach to Scale for Biophilic Design

Jason McLennan Proposes an Approach to Scale for Biophilic Design

The last few years have shown a rise in scientific and architectural interest in our relationship with nature, a topic known as biophilia.

How a Green Dream Becomes Reality

How a Green Dream Becomes Reality

when it came time for McLennan to design and build his own family compound a short ferry ride away from Seattle, on Bainbridge Island, he naturally went all out.

Microsoft’s New SV Campus Aims for Maximum Green

Microsoft’s New SV Campus Aims for Maximum Green

The major facility now under construction could be the first tech campus to achieve net zero, non-potable water use. Moreover, the buildings will be designed to meet LEED Platinum certification and will feature solar panels, a "living" roof and more.