TECHNOLOGY THE TEXT of the Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification system reads more like a manifesto than a green building standard. Her firm is the architect for a five-story retail and office building under construction in the Skidmore/Old Town historic district of Portland that is aiming for full LBC status. If certified, the 58,000-square-foot building - named after its prime tenant, the engineering firm PAE, the project's m/e/p consultant - will supplant the Bullitt Center (which PAE also worked on) as the largest privately developed Living office building. [Extracted from the article]
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