Opening Keynote: Living in a Living Building

In this engaging presentation, Jason will discuss cutting edge trends in green building from Living Building projects around the world – and then focus more deeply on the experience of designing, building and living in his own Living Building Home – Heron Hall on Bainbridge Island.


Learning Objectives:

At the end of the session, attendees will be able to actively:


  • Identify three new green building trends from Living Building projects around the world

  • Discuss how alternative construction technologies and materials can be used in future projects

  • Compare different design processes required for Living Building design

  • Recall one to three case studies or projects that provide examples for inspiration


Jason McLennan,  McLennan Design

Considered one of the world’s most influential individuals in the field of architecture and green building movement today, Jason is a highly sought out designer, consultant and thought leader around the planet. He is the recipient of the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Prize (the planet’s top prize for socially responsible design). He has been called the ‘Steve Jobs’ of the green building industry, a “World Changer” by GreenBiz magazine and has been selected as the Award of Excellence winner for Engineering News Record - one of the only individuals in the architecture profession to have won the award in its 52-year history.







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