WEBINAR

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 [...]
By Michelle | Webinar
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Mar
09

Designing a Circular Economy

Designing a Circular Economy To survive and thrive, business needs to reboot to a circular, more resilient operating system. Businesses are part of the problem arising from the linear economy - take, make, waste - and so need to be part of the solution.  How can design and businesses be a primary engine of change [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Net Zero
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Mar
09

Creating Nature Connections: Biophilia for Google

Creating Nature Connections: Biophilia for Google Biophilia is the concept that humans have an innate desire to connect with nature and natural systems. Embedding these principles in the design of our buildings and spaces can improve the environmental performance, but more so, improves the life of the occupants where people are healthier, more satisfied, and [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Webinar
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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

Ecolabels in Africa: Informing Choice

Ecolabels in Africa Third-party certifiers of products and materials, such as an ecolabel, cover a variety of issues from the specific, such as sustainable forestry, to the whole-of-life cycle. But are these designations useful? With the variety of environmental labels in the market it can be confusing and difficult to know what they mean or [...]
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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Nov
18

Net Positive Energy Buildings & LBC

Net Positive Energy Buildings & Living Building Challenge 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 Energy - super energy efficient building designs supplemented by renewable energy to meet its energy needs. This discussion [...]
By Michelle | Green Building . Net Zero
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