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Backcasting

Casey Condominiums, LEED Platinum, Portland, OR OHSU Center for Health and Healing, LEED Platinum, Portland, OR USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center, LEED Gold, Los Angeles, CA

Some of the landmark buildings designed using backcasting

About Backcasting

Backcasting is a methodology that couples an aspirational “North Star” sustainability vision with a practical plan and tracking system for any type of project – a building, master plan, community, or organizational sustainability program.

Brightworks and a few key partners helped pioneer the application of the backcasting technique to built environment projects.

Download The Article

Click here to download the article from the Journal of Green Building.

Download Backcasting Tools

Click here to download our instructions and sample templates to use the methodology yourself.

Sign Up For Updates on a Backcasting Workshop Near You

We are scheduling public trainings on backcasting in Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Francisco, Portland, Olympia and Seattle. Dates will be listed here as they become available. Sign up below to be notified about workshops near you.

San Francisco Workshop, June 12, 2012: Register at AIA San Francisco

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