Materials Petal

The International Living Building Institute recognizes the Pharos Project protocol developed by the Healthy Building Network as the best framework for evaluating materials and the most progressive tool for consumer benefit:

If a suitable product cannot be found in Declare, project teams can streamline the process of materials research, selection and documentation by requesting that a manufacturer list their products in Declare:

The following link may be used to download the Materials Petal Handbook


About tOD

Active since 2010, the architecture lab theOtherDada defends an alternative position towards the current practice of sustainability through exploration of the context and medium, invoking new relationships between climate, landscape, and inhabitants. Informed by our research into biomimicry, we aim to connect to the natural ecosystems of sites to understand and consequently devise new potential living habitats. theOtherDada works within a collaborative process between architects, scientists, botanists, artists, economists and craftsmen.

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