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Biophilia: Designed by Nature

Biophilia literally translates to love of life and the living world; the affinity of human beings for other life forms. E.O. Wilson coined the term in 1984, but it’s a concept that we all inherently understand. Biophilia explains why we feel more relaxed in nature, why all of our senses are fully engaged when we […]

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Living Building Challenge: Project Updates

Created by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), the Living Building Challenge (LBC) is a holistic and incredibly rigorous building certification – so rigorous, in fact, that only 11 buildings in the world have achieved full LBC certification. One of those buildings is right here in Pittsburgh: the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) at Phipps […]

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Awakening Our Spirit to Pursue a Living Future

I feel privileged and honored to have attended the International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI) Living Future UnConference 2016 in Seattle, WA. I found the conference to be nothing short of inspiring, transformational, and uplifting. A perfect blend of technical analysis, big thinking, and spiritual exploration, the UnConference challenged all in attendance to take big leaps […]

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Living Product Expo

Join the International Living Future Institute at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for its inaugural trade show and conference on revolutionizing the product industry.







The Living Product unExpo is a groundbreaking new event that will bring together leading minds in the product industry and ignite a revolution in the way materials are designed, manufactured and delivered. Sustainability directors from the world’s leading design firms, prominent manufacturers, and sustainability consultants will gather to learn about game-changing innovations in product design.

To register, click here.

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