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GB&D: 5 Sustainable Design Principles That Start With Prioritizing People

Ariane Laxo offers five principles of successful sustainable design, beginning with people and values, not data.

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Story at a glance:

  • The Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center is working toward the Living Building Challenge.
  • Presenting climate change data doesn’t often move people to make change. Imagining the finished project does.
  • The repercussions of climate change disproportionately impact lower income, BIPOC, and elderly people.

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