Living Future

May
10

Regenerative Design of the Human Ecosystem

Regenerative Design of the Human Ecosystem Permaculture and regenerative design works to marry human and environmental needs in a cultivated ecology.   About this event This approach sees humans as positive change agents - necessary contributors to rebuilding and regenerating ecosystems and service whilst supporting human needs. Whilst it has a very strong focus on [...]
By Michelle | Webinar
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Apr
24

Africa Builds for Regeneration

Africa Builds for Regeneration As the world emerges from Covid with a new normal, the sentiment is how do we build back better. The Regenerative Collaborative South Africa will be hosting a webinar session to check in with the African Built Environment, to see how as a continent we are moving beyond zero towards creating [...]
By Michelle | Webinar
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Jan
23

Mass Timber [Part 1]

Mass Timber - Part I The technical and sustainability aspects of Mass Timber construction The Regenerative Collaborative South Africa presents: Mass Timber: The technical and sustainability aspects of Mass Timber Construction (Part 1) Wood is viewed as the noblest of building materials thanks to the biophilic properties it inherently possesses. In some parts of the planet, [...]
By Michelle | Webinar
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Jul
07

Living Product Challenge

The Living Product Challenge The webinar will dive into the ILFI’s Living Product Challenge. The Living Product Challenge is a framework for manufacturers to create products that are healthy, inspirational and give back to the environment. About this Event Living Product Challenge and Declare are two programmes of the ILFI that are applicable to building [...]
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Jun
25

LBC: The African Frontier

The African Frontier of  the Living Building Challenge The Living Future Collaborative of South Africa presents three case studies of Living Building Challenge projects in South Africa. Webinar will be featuring the consultants working on the LBC projects in South Africa - the fun and the difficulties will be shared. Our expert presenters will share their [...]
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Apr
28

Realigning Buildings with Nature

Realigning Buildings with Nature The LFCSA brings you a webinar around the Place Petal of the Living Building Challenge. The aim of the Place Petal is about restoring the relationship between people and nature, place and community. The introduction will explain the LBC Place Petal imperatives which articulates how to integrate ecology and community in [...]
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Apr
08

Living Building Challenge (Live-only)

Living Building Challenge What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place? The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, certification, and advocacy tool for projects to move beyond merely being less bad and to become truly regenerative.   In this webinar, your South African Living Building Challenge (LBC) Ambassadors [...]
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Mar
08

Regenerative Retrofit Story: ArchNexus SAC

Regenerative Retrofit Story: ArchNexus SAC  The Arch Nexus project team will present the story about the transformation of an old warehouse built in the 1950s into a Living Building. The Arch Nexus project is a case study in regenerative retrofit with lessons on various aspects of the process to getting a Living Building Certification especially [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Net Zero
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Feb
15

Embodied Carbon of Materials

Embodied Carbon of Materials  There are two types of carbon emissions related to buildings, namely Operational Carbon (emissions related to operating the building in terms of electricity use, etc) and Embodied Carbon (emissions related to producing the materials that are used to build the building).  This webinar is focusing on the latter: Embodied Carbon of [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Net Zero
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Feb
09

Net Positive Water Buildings

Net Positive Water Buildings The Living Future Collaborative South Africa has organised this panel webinar to present you with insight and inspiration about what it means to design buildings to be Net Positive Water - super energy efficient building designs supplemented by renewable energy to meet its energy needs. This discussion unpacks the practicalities of [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Net Zero . Water
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