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The time for “Do less harm” has passed. It’s time for the beginning of being; the beginning of a Living Future. Join us next April for Living Future 2015. We’ll explore a genuine sense of place and community as the bellwether of truly restorative design.

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Friday, April 3 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Understanding the Living Product Challenge: Part 1

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Imagine all products we use designed and constructed to function as elegantly and efficiently as anything found in the natural world: materials that are informed by biomimicry and biophilia; manufactured by processes that generate more energy and water than they consume, products that improve our quality of life and bring joy through their beauty and functionality; products which “give more than they take” over their total life cycle, in relation to energy, water, climate, waste, human health and ecosystems. Imagine Living Products, whose very existence builds soil, creates habitat, nourishes the human spirit, and provides inspiration for personal, political and economic change.


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Kathryn Langstaff

Director, Living Product Challenge, International Living Future Institute
Kathryn’s leadership emerges from understanding the inherent structure of a system and connecting it to the living fabric of our world. She co-founded autopoiesis, llc, which integrates living systems, ecological design, and regenerative models finance. She co-authored Optimizing Urban Ecosystem Services: The Bullitt Center Case Study, leading her to join the ILFI team. Kathryn co-designed the largest leichtlehmbau structure in North... Read More →


Friday April 3, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Grand Ballroom A Sheraton Hotel

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