Seeing is believing. Over 5,000 people have already taken a tour of Georgia's first Living Building.
- Please book tours at least two weeks in advance.
- Please watch amazing video tour prior to in-person tour.
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Indoor and outdoor. The Kendeda Building's western wall opens turning building into a pavilion.
A Federal Program Looks to Connect Smart Buildings with Smart Policy. The Department of Energy estimates that by 2030 smart buildings like the Kendeda Building in Georgia could cut 80 million tons of carbon emissions each year.
SSDN's Green Minds: Kendeda Fund Part 1 on Regenerative Design
The Kendeda Building is primarily a classroom/classlab.
- The schedule of the building is unknown past the current semester.
- Please adhere to our Living Building guidelines.
Kendeda Building Videos
Sustainable Sculpture at Georgia Tech
World-renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty was commissioned by Georgia Tech to create one of his unique, large-scale art installations. "Chip Off the Ole Block” is made entirely of saplings and natural materials that were sourced by volunteers at Serenbe, the new Urbanism community located in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. The large-scale installation enjoys a commanding location on the newest section of Georgia Tech’s Eco-Commons, adjacent to The Kendeda Building.
Urban Agriculture at Georgia Tech: Kendeda Building Fall Planting
Urban agriculture gives us an opportunity to connect to our food. At the Kendeda Building, we have three plantings and harvesting a year with the help of student volunteers.
The New Normal: A Sustainable Response to COVID-19
This documentary features observations made by students, staff, faculty, and building professionals regarding COVID-19, the built environment, and how lessons learned from The Kendeda Building can inform what “the new normal” looks like once we emerge from this crisis. This film is dedicated to Nirmala Patel, Rasik Sheth, and all those we've lost to this pandemic.