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Oct
15

Reforesting Faith: A Conversation about the Nature of God

Date:
October 15

Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Venue:
The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
422 Ferst Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
United States

GIPL friends are invited to a special tour of Georgia Tech’s Living Building and hear a presentation from Dr. Matthew Sleeth, executive director of Blessed Earth.

Dr. Matthew Sleeth is doing a book tour in Georgia for his new book, Reforesting Faith: What Trees Teach Us About The Nature of God And His Love For Us.  Following a new calling, Dr. Sleeth resigned from his position as chief of hospital medical staff and director of the ER to teach, preach, and write about faith and the environment throughout the country.  Learn more about Dr. Matthew Sleeth.

All attendees will also have a chance to tour and celebrate the newly opened, LEED-certified Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design!

 

 

 

Tickets are $30 for general admission and $15 for students.  Both ticket levels include a tour of the Living Building. Copies of Dr. Sleeth's book will be available for purchase after his lecture.

Building tours begin at 6:00 pm.
Dr. Sleeth's Lecture begins at 7:30 pm. 

The address for the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is:

422 Ferst Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

The building is located on the West Campus of Georgia Tech and is accessible by a variety of transportation:

Parking:
Parking is available for a fee ($2/hour) at the North Campus Parking Deck on State Street. Walk to The Kendeda Building by exiting the North Campus Parking Deck and then walking towards State Street. Make a left on State Street and walk towards Ferst Drive. The building is on your right at the intersection of the two streets. The main entrance off of Ferst Street. The Kendeda Building does not provide parking reimbursements for visitors. Parking is also available in Visitor Parking area 4.

Walking:
The Kendeda Building is located on the northwest corner of Ferst Drive and State Street. The building’s main entrance is located off of Ferst Street.

Biking:
The Kendeda Building has multiple bike racks for cyclists and changing/showering facilities.

Transit:
The closest MARTA station is Midtown MARTA (1.1 miles from The Kendeda Building). Click for walking directions from the Midtown MARTA station to The Kendeda Building. The Tech Trolley takes visitors (you do not need a Georgia Tech ID to ride) from Midtown MARTA to campus. The closest stop to the building is at the intersection of Ferst Street and Atlantic Drive, which is one block east of The Kendeda Building.

Learn more about the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design on the Kendeda Fund website and the Georgia Tech website.

In gratitude for the support of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.