This guidebook is provided to aide project teams in their pursuit of a biophilic project and compliance with Living Building Challenge Imperative 09 – Biophilic Environment. Use of this guidebook does not guarantee either Imperative compliance or certification under the Living Building Challenge. The Institute is not responsible for any issues that might arise as a result of the use or interpretation of this guidebook.Use of this document in any form implies acceptance of these conditions. The Institute reserves the right to modify and update the Living Building Challenge and guidebook at its sole discretion.
The International Living Future Institute has developed this guidebook to help Living Building Challenge project teams develop more biophilic projects and comply with the requirements and intent of Imperative 09, Biophilic Environment. The resources include this general overview, as well as descriptions, outlines, and tips for the required elements of the Imperative.