NEWS AND EVENTS

Architectural Photographer Emily Hagopian Visits Heron Hall

Emily Hagopian, a talented architectural photographer, who collaborated with Jason on the 2005 publication, Green Dollhouse, visited Heron Hall and took many beautiful photographs documenting the current progress of the project. For more on Emily and her work please...

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Veterans Day – Warriors’ Ascent Living Building Village

On this Veterans Day we would like to honor the warriors who have taken up the call of service for our country. We are working with Warriors' Ascent to serve those warriors suffering from Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and to head off the disturbing trend of suicide...

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Conscious Company: Green Building’s Resident Troublemaker

"Why do we always only count the bad?  We try to minimize our footprint, but you'll always have a footprint.  You don't have to have money to talk to somebody else.  Influence them, and when you help them reduce their footprint, that's your handprint.  When you teach...

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Deep Green Immersion | Rammed Earth Workshop

Join us for an opportunity to get your hands dirty with rammed earth construction working with the Sirewall USA team on-site at McLennan Design's Herron Hall -- a highly sustainable home now under construction on Bainbridge Island and registered for the Living...

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Future Living Building Campus at Yale University

McLennan Design gets selected to help the nation's oldest divinity school at Yale University think through how to build Living Buildings for their Future Campus.  We will be closely working with the ambitious and visionary leaders at the...

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Fundraising & Blackadore Caye

A home on Blackadore Caye, designed by McLennan Design was auctioned off for charity at the annual Gala in St. Tropez for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. The house was the highest earning item at the fundraising, fetching over 11 million...

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Heron Hall registered for Living Building Challenge 3.0

We are excited to announce that Heron Hall is officially registered for the Living Building Challenge 3.0! Our sign has been proudly installed on the site celebrating the vision and effort to create one of the most advanced sustainable homes possible by...

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Design the Future exhibition

An exhibit featuring the work of Thomas Knittel (while at HOK) is currently part of the Design the Future interactive exhibit at the Montreal Biosphere. It highlights an urban commercial center in Brazil that modeled water collection,...

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OnTrak Magazine: The Seeding of an Architectural Revolution

"Instead of doing something that's 'less bad,' can you define what 'good' looks like?" Summer 2015 - OnTrack Magazine reports on Jason F. McLennan, the seeds of an architectural revolution growing through the work of the Living Building Challenge worldwide, and the...

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