How do we create communities that are good for everyone?
The Living Community Challenge is a framework for master planning, design, and construction. It is a tool to create a symbiotic relationship between people and all aspects of the built environment.
The program is a call to action to governments, campuses, planners, developers and neighborhood groups to create communities that are as connected and beautiful as a forest.
With the Living Community Challenge framework you can create communities that are:
The Living Community Challenge is organized into seven performance areas (Petals). Each performance area has a number of more detailed requirements (Imperatives).
Restoring a healthy interrelationship with nature.
Creating developments that operate within the water balance of a given place and climate.
Relying only on current solar income.
HEALTH & HAPPINESS PETAL
Creating environments that optimize physical and psychological health and well being.
Endorsing products that are safe for all species through time.
Supporting a just and equitable world.
Celebrating plans that purpose transformative change.