Key Imperatives for LBC Buildings

Net Zero Energy

All energy used in the building must be generated on site, on an annual net basis.

Net Zero Water

All water used in the building must be gathered and treated on site.

Urban Agriculture

35% of the building site must be devoted to agriculturally productive land.

Civilized Environment

Every occupiable interior space must have operable windows.

Red List

The project cannot contain materials that are toxic to either the people producing them or the occupants of the building.

Responsible Industry

All wood must be Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified.