Living Building project caps Gulf State Park’s sustainable makeover

“Pop-quiz: In September, what U.S. state became the first to open a building designed to meet the world’s most stringent green building standard? California? Nope. Washington? Nu-uh. Vermont? Fuggetaboutit.”

“I’m guessing you didn’t say Alabama, because — be honest, now — that’s not sort of thing you expected Alabama to do before anyone else. But playing against type was part of the game for the team that completed the first building in the Deep South that is a candidate for full certification under the Living Building Challenge.”

Read the full article from the Kendeda Fund’s website here