Join CTGBC colleagues and friends on Wednesday, May 25th at 5:00PM.
Rationale + Strategies Materials Petal
195 Church Street, New Haven 10th floor conference rm.
This presentation on the Materials Petal of the Living Building Challenge is accredited for 1 AIA, GBCI, and LFA learning unit.
1 – Understand how product selection can impact human and environmental health.
2 – Identify the Imperatives within the Materials Petal and understand how these Imperatives create a framework for a fundamental transformation of the materials economy.
3 – Explain the Declare label and how it can be used as a resource for Living Building project teams and healthy materials selection.
Presenter: Melissa Arminio Kops, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, LFA is a LEED and Living Future Accredited Architect at Centerbrook Architects. Melissa was one of the first 20 professionals accredited by ILFI. As a Living Building Challenge Ambassador she gives presentations across the state and beyond about this very ambitious performance standard. She also co-facilitates the Living Building Challenge Connecticut Collaborative, organizing educational events and advocating for green building in Connecticut.
This a free event, and snacks and beverages are sponsored by Atelier Ten. There will be a half-hour social, and the presentation will start promptly at 5:30pm. Alternate means of transportation are encouraged! Metered Street Parking is available. There is a parking garage next to the building on Elm Street, but no parking validation is available.
Please check in with ID at the first floor Security Desk, then proceed to the 10th floor conference room.