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ICYMI: USGBC MA Hosts Design4People Conference, Green Building Showcase


The mascot of the Green Building Showcase was a paper mache globe with a superhero¬†costume reflecting the theme “Net Zero Hero.”

Boston – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Massachusetts Chapter recently hosted the first-ever Design4People Conference, a two-day event featuring inspiring speakers, interactive sessions, and opportunities for networking.

The conference took place at the Innovation and Design Building in Boston’s Seaport District on Oct. 23-24.

Attendees learned how to incorporate innovative, sustainable methods into their firms’ practices, facilities, and design.

View from the conference venue as speakers prepare to present

USGBC MA also hosted its Green Building Showcase, after the wrap up of the first day of the conference. Attendees browsed the project gallery displaying community-submitted project boards that celebrate the spirit of sustainable design. The showcase also featured an awards portion, including the Market Leader Award Series and the Green Building of the Year Award.