Posted by Brad Kahn at Apr 18, 2012 01:51 PM | PermalinkIt takes a remarkably coordinated effort to ensure that the steel fabricated for the Bullitt Center is properly designed, detailed, and fabricated, to achieve tolerances of an eighth of an inch over a long span.
Posted by Brad Kahn at Apr 18, 2012 01:36 PM | PermalinkEvery board, beam, pipe and fastener going into the Bullitt Center must meet a strict set of guidelines established by the Living Building Challenge (LBC) to ensure that the building is constructed of materials that cause minimal harm to the land, air, water and people during the extraction, harvesting, processing, manufacturing, and transportation of that material. The person at the center of the material vetting process is Joe David of Point 32, the project developers.
Posted by Brad Kahn at Apr 03, 2012 04:53 PM | PermalinkBuildings are the most widespread and durable artifacts of modern society. They outlive their designers and builders and they continue to exert their influence on the environment long after they’re built. Concrete is the foundation and frame of the construction industry; it’s what makes buildings last.
Posted by Brad Kahn at Mar 18, 2012 02:25 PM | Permalink100% of the wood use in the Bullitt Center is Forest Stewardship Council certified, meaning it comes from responsibly managed forests.
Posted by Brad Kahn at Feb 21, 2012 06:13 AM | PermalinkOn February 15, 2012, members of the Bullitt Center team presented the project at the NAIOP breakfast.