• Biophilic Design: The Creation of Healthy, Happy Spaces

    Human beings are all hard wired to seek comfort, security and connectivity. Our built environments should provide these elements.

    The new Parkside room, before (left) and after the refresh. The room is designed for collaboration and energy.
  • Meet a Southfacer: Conor Sosebee

    Meet Conor Sosebee, Project Manager for the Residential Sustainability Services Team.

    Meet a Southfacer: Conor Sosebee
  • Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

    This month the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable circled back from being “on the road” and returned to the home venue at All Saints.’ The discussion focused on Proctor Creek’s current challenges and future opportunities for redevelopment and revitalization.

    Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable
  • Southface Refresh: Interface Human Nature Collection

    The carpet chosen for the Home Depot Foundation Training Center comes from another line of beautifully designed carpets – the Human Nature Collection. The design for the room starts out with a pebbled surface and then gradually transitions into a smoother texture – just as one would find in nature standing on a river’s edge.

    Southface Refresh: Interface Human Nature Collection
  • Southface Refresh: Eutree Spotlight

    By disrupting the journey of hardwood trunks from urban tree services to waste, Eutree fulfills a market need for sustainably-produced flooring and other hardwood pieces, while reducing the burden on landfills. By choosing timber that is already cut down by tree removal services, the company reduces habitat destruction, loss of tree canopy and other environmental costs.

    Southface Refresh: Eutree Spotlight
  • Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

    A longtime friend and supporter of Southface, Mohawk flooring, donated carpet throughout the Resource Center and for the third floor workspace of the Eco Office. Hear what Southface staff Bonnie Casamassima and Mohawk VP of Sustainability Rochelle Routman had to say about the refresh.

    Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight
  • Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

    Recently at Southface, we tried an experiment to limit water use. Challenged to reduce our water consumption by 20 percent in order to meet the requirements of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, we decided to monitor our behavior in an easy, low-tech way.

    Simple Measures Can Really Add Up
  • Summer Solstice in the Garden

    Refreshing drinks, Visionary Dinner chef-inspired food, music and more than 200 people came to the Southface garden for Summer Solstice.

    Summer Solstice in the Garden
  • Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability

    Southface has enjoyed stalwart support from the Atlanta community throughout the years. Few supporters have been as dedicated or committed to Southface’s work as Linda Klein of Baker Donelson. Excerpts from an interview with Linda about her involvement with Southface and her work in sustainability over more than two decades.

    Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability
  • Southface Acquires JUST Label

    The JUST label, administered by the International Living Futures Institute, designed to provide a platform for organizations to reveal governance practices, community investments and staff policies. Southface is proud to be the first and only nonprofit organization in Georgia to participate in the JUST program.

    Southface Acquires JUST Label

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The new Parkside room, before (left) and after the refresh. The room is designed for collaboration and energy.

Biophilic Design: The Creation of Healthy, Happy Spaces

Human beings are all hard wired to seek comfort, security and connectivity. Our built environments should provide these elements.

Read more ›
Meet a Southfacer: Conor Sosebee

Meet a Southfacer: Conor Sosebee

Meet Conor Sosebee, Project Manager for the Residential Sustainability Services Team.

Read more ›
Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

This month the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable circled back from being “on the road” and returned to the home venue at All Saints.’ The discussion focused on Proctor Creek’s current challenges and future opportunities for redevelopment and revitalization.

Read more ›
Southface Refresh: Interface Human Nature Collection

Southface Refresh: Interface Human Nature Collection

The carpet chosen for the Home Depot Foundation Training Center comes from another line of beautifully designed carpets – the Human Nature Collection. The design for the room starts out with a pebbled surface and then gradually transitions into a smoother texture – just as one would find in nature standing on a river’s edge.

Read more ›
Southface Refresh: Eutree Spotlight

Southface Refresh: Eutree Spotlight

By disrupting the journey of hardwood trunks from urban tree services to waste, Eutree fulfills a market need for sustainably-produced flooring and other hardwood pieces, while reducing the burden on landfills. By choosing timber that is already cut down by tree removal services, the company reduces habitat destruction, loss of tree canopy and other environmental costs.

Read more ›
Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

Southface Refresh: Mohawk Flooring Spotlight

A longtime friend and supporter of Southface, Mohawk flooring, donated carpet throughout the Resource Center and for the third floor workspace of the Eco Office. Hear what Southface staff Bonnie Casamassima and Mohawk VP of Sustainability Rochelle Routman had to say about the refresh.

Read more ›
Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

Simple Measures Can Really Add Up

Recently at Southface, we tried an experiment to limit water use. Challenged to reduce our water consumption by 20 percent in order to meet the requirements of the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, we decided to monitor our behavior in an easy, low-tech way.

Read more ›
Summer Solstice in the Garden

Summer Solstice in the Garden

Refreshing drinks, Visionary Dinner chef-inspired food, music and more than 200 people came to the Southface garden for Summer Solstice.

Read more ›
Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability

Linda Klein: A Story of Leadership in Sustainability

Southface has enjoyed stalwart support from the Atlanta community throughout the years. Few supporters have been as dedicated or committed to Southface’s work as Linda Klein of Baker Donelson. Excerpts from an interview with Linda about her involvement with Southface and her work in sustainability over more than two decades.

Read more ›
Southface Acquires JUST Label

Southface Acquires JUST Label

The JUST label, administered by the International Living Futures Institute, designed to provide a platform for organizations to reveal governance practices, community investments and staff policies. Southface is proud to be the first and only nonprofit organization in Georgia to participate in the JUST program.

Read more ›
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