When we decided we needed a venue to provide a space for learning, workshops, and to host some truly awesome events, we knew that this couldn’t be any old building. In fact, we wanted it to be Aotearoa’s most sustainable.
Enter the Living Building Challenge, a green-building certification programme and sustainable design framework that aims to guide buildings to give more than they take. The programme consists of seven ‘petals’: place, water, energy, health and happiness, materials, equity, beauty.
Through this framework, we set out to create ‘The Flagship’. The building aspires to the Living Building Challenge standard in the following ways. Click the link in the heading for more information on what each petal stands for.