Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much

Helen Keller

The Living Future Institute Australia (LFIA) is dedicated to establishing a powerful network of informed, influential, and active global citizens who are committed to redefining humanity’s relationships with the ecosystems we inhabit. Joining together as citizens of the planet, we seek to redirect our future towards a society that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative

The LFIA was established in 2012 by a passionate founding committee as a visionary hub for restorative programs and action within Australia. The Australian Institute provides training, support, and design initiatives across four innovative international programs.

Our Programs

LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE

The Living Building ChallengeTM is the built environment’s most rigorous performance standard. It calls for the creation of building projects at all scales that operate as cleanly, beautifully and efficiently as nature’s architecture.

 

DECLARE.

The nutrition label for building products. Declare is a transparency platform and product database changing the materials marketplace for manufacturers, designers, and developers.

 

BIOPHILIC DESIGN INITIATIVE

The practice of connecting people and nature within our built environments and communities. Our Biophilic Design Initiative aims to educate, inspire, and reconnect built environment professionals to transform everyones daily experience.

Our Team

Stephen Choi, Executive Director

Briana Thompson, Operations Manager

Alycia Crofton, Project Officer

2018 STRATEGIC PARTNERS

We are proud to be supported by this diverse group of industry leaders who are dedicated to exceeding the standards.