29 Sep '17, 3pm

Getting kids excited about Green Building. @CDLPow & I had a lot of fun with this one

For the last 15+ years, our Green Building Council movement has been dedicated to transforming our building and construction industry, to persuade industry at large to change their ways and shift towards sustainable building practices. If you ask any psychologist, persuading people to change is extremely challenging. And while we have made significant progress as a movement, you can’t help but think “What if we could start from scratch? What if building green was the only way we were taught from the start?” So, when my colleague Colin Powell and I got a chance to try (being the operative word ) to excite a classroom of school children during World Green Building Week around the ideas of green building, we jumped at the chance. We quickly learned that nothing puts your stakeholder engagement skills to the test like trying to keep the attention of a group of five-year-olds. ...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/news-media/green-building-%E2%80%...

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