Posted by alix ogilvie on Nov 22, 2013
Related program: Green Schools
Greenbuild Nation. Philadelphia. On November 20, 2013 Architecture for Humanity, the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools and Zac Taylor led an interactive working session that introduced the Green Schools Investment Guide (aka, the Guide), a free online resource to support community member involvement in identifying and implementing right-sized building improvements in their neighborhood schools.
The exercise presented a series of ideas and opportunities - some modest, others pretty large overhauls - that school stakeholders could seize to initiate an action-oriented conversation about the benefits of improving our existing school buildings. Calling on the audience's expertise and values, we put the tips and tools presented in the Guide into action facilitating a real time charette to build a hypothetical case for school building improvements.