Seattle-based grocer received the Living Building Challenge Petal Certification at its Ballard location
The building features 244 solar panels, triple-pane windows, high-efficiency plumbing to reduce water waste
They can ensure a better future for all by doing their part to save the salmon
The Seattle firm’s deal with the British multinational mining company builds on existing efforts to develop a hydrogen-powered mine truck
The building boom that’s driving up real estate prices and jamming Seattle with housing and high-rises is also squeezing out and devaluing the city’s green, open spaces. That “progress” presents a paradox: “Hard assets” provide value temporarily during their “useful lives”; green, or “soft,” assets provide value forever.