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Materials for a Healthy, Ecological and Sustainable Built Environment by Maibritt Pedersen Zari, Brenda Vale, Emina K. Petrovic

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18

The Bullitt Center

A “Living Building”

Adele Leah,    Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Abstract

This chapter is a discussion of the Bullitt Center in the United States, which is a certified “Living Building.” This case study describes the challenges with specifying building materials which could be seen as being truly sustainable, meeting the stringent “Living Building Challenge” criteria.

Keywords

Bullitt Center; offices; Living Building Challenge; Red List

18.1 Introduction

The Bullitt Center is a six-storey commercial office building, with more than 4150 m2 (44,700 ft2) of net rentable office space, located in the Central District of Seattle (Fig. 18.1) (International Living Future Institute, 2015b, Scully, 2015). ...

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