Composting Toilets: Lessons Learned

Posted by Brad Kahn on Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 6:40 PM

The Bullitt Center was designed to show what’s possible. It is exploring scores of new ideas in an effort to push architects, engineers, developers, and bankers to ever-greater levels of environmental performance. Before the Center was built, for example, every developer interviewed by the project team asserted that it would be impossible to generate as…

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Virtual Tour of the Bullitt Center

on Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 9:56 PM

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Washington is not hosting tours of the Bullitt Center right now. Nonetheless, you can still tour the building, virtually, thanks to fantastic work by Deb Sigler, program coordinator of the Discovery Commons at the University of Washington’s Center for Integrated Design. This 15-minute tour covers the entire…

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Earth Day 2020 Tour

on Wed, Feb 26, 2020 at 2:03 AM

What better way to celebrate the 50th Earth Day on April 22, 2020 than by touring the greenest office building in the world, the Bullitt Center. Tours are available to all ages and are accessible for those with limited mobility. Strollers are NOT permitted on tours and can be parked in the lobby. A typical…

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Rainwater-to-Potable Water System is Live.

on Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 5:13 PM

On November 1, 2018, the Bullitt Center team turned on the rainwater-to-potable water system, serving safe, clean drinking water to building tenants and visitors. No compound is more central to life on Earth than water. It is literally the stuff of which all living things are made. And yet, as a society people tend to…

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