The R. W. Kern Center @ Hampshire College is closing in on completion!

With a planned opening in Spring 2016, the R. W. Kern Center is Hampshire's new 17,000-square-foot living building, designed to operate completely off-the-grid by providing its own energy and water and treating its own waste.  Located at the heart of campus, this multifunctional learning, teaching, and exhibition center promises to serve for years to come [...]

By |2016-10-19T11:38:59-04:00February 19th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Pro Tour of 2 Living Building Projects

Join NESEA on a Pro Tour of two projects under construction on the Hampshire College campus in Amherst, MA, designed to meet the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge (LBC). There are currently only eight certified LBC projects in the world. The tour of the first site, the 17,000 square-foot R.W. Kern Center, will [...]

By |2016-10-19T11:38:59-04:00September 15th, 2015|2015|0 Comments