There's Fungus Among Us!

Written by Anne James, Anne James Landscape Architecture

How do you accommodate the urban agriculture element of the Living Building Challenge on a shaded, forested site in the Pacific Northwest?  Think forest foraging and mushrooms!! Loom House on Bainbridge Island, WA will uphold the principles of the Living Building Challenge (LBC) v3.1 Imperative 02: Urban Agriculture to help it become the first LBC remodeled residence.  The imperative requires that a pre-determined percentage of the site’s area support “crops, livestock and other strategies that contribute to human health and/or food consumption urban agriculture”… [ READ MORE ]