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International Living Future Institute

The International Living Future Institute is an environmental NGO committed to catalyzing the transformation toward communities that are socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. Composed of leading green building experts and thought-leaders, the Institute is premised on the belief that providing a compelling vision for the future is a fundamental requirement for reconciling humanity’s relationship with the natural world. The Institute runs the Living Building Challenge, Living Community Challenge, Living Product Challenge, Net Zero Energy Certification, the Cascadia Green Building Council, Ecotone Publishing, Declare, JUST and other leading-edge programs. A global network of more than 350 volunteers across nearly 30 countries drive the local adoption of restorative principles in their communities

    Silver Oak Winery: World’s First Production Facility to Earn “Living Building” Certification Image

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    04-23-20

    Silver Oak Winery: World’s First Production Facility to Earn “Living Building” Certification

    Silver Oak and the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that the winery has become the largest certified Living Building in the world. The certification was awarded after more than five years of careful planning and construction, followed by a rigorous one-year performance au...
    2019 Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award Winners Announced Image

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    11-26-19

    2019 Stephen R. Kellert Biophilic Design Award Winners Announced

    The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) honored the late scholar and Yale University social ecologist Stephen R. Kellert’s legacy at the third annual Biophilic Design Award last night with a special award ceremony hosted by 

    U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Green Building Program Now Recognizes the Living Product Challenge Image

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    04-19-19

    U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Green Building Program Now Recognizes the Living Product Challenge

    The Living Product Challenge (LPC) is now an approved certification path in the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) LEED® v4/4.1 BD+C program. Living Product Challe...

    Living Future unConference 2019 Opens for Registration, Focus on Collaboration and Abundance Image

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    11-23-18

    Living Future unConference 2019 Opens for Registration, Focus on Collaboration and Abundance

    The International Living Future Institute is hosting its 13th annual Living Future unConference in Seattle, Washington, on April 30-May 3, 2019, at the new Hyatt Regency. Architects, engineers, manufacturers, CSR professionals, and more will gather for the leading regenerative design event of the ye...
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