Sunset Substation Update: Can we meet the Living Building Challenge?

We've done our first presentation of three ideas for the Sunset Substation Park.  More information about the three schemes are here, here, and here. 'BIG ROOF' SCHEME



The solar component of this park will produce between 20 kW and 30kW, and provide power for the community multipurpose space, and an emergency relief center.

We're looking at meeting the Living Building Challenge, the highest standard for sustainable construction.  It would be a major undertaking, since there are less than a hundred structures in the world currently attempting to meet this challenge, but we have a lot of things going for us at this scale of project.  As the project develops, I'll keeping posting information on the Challenge--how it is affecting the design, and the costs.