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$7,348 pledged of $100,000 goal
By Tend Building
$7,348 pledged of $100,000 goal

Recent updates

Thank you for your support!

Tend Building and The Monarch School would like to thank everyone who so generously made pledges to The Living Building Challenge Studio. Even though we did not reach our goal via the Kickstarter Campaign- and therefore will not receive any of the donations that you pledged through Kickstarter- we will be continuing this fundraising effort until we reach our goal. Construction of the studio is progressing and rest assured we will persist until we meet the Challenge! 

You can help us first by sending the donation that you pledged in the form of a check. Checks should be made out to:

The Monarch School

Please send checks to Tend Building as we will be managing this fundraising effort. That said, funds will go directly to The Monarch School and will be tax deductible. Our address is:

Tend Building, 1327 Roundstone, Richmond, TX 77406

The next thing you can do is continue to help us get the word out by sharing this site with anyone and everyone. We will continue to use Kickstarter as a vehicle to update everyone on the progress we are making. Thank you again for your support!

Houston Chronicle Feature

Our project made the front page of The Houston Chronicle this morning! Please check it out here:

Earth Day Interview on Channel 13

We have been busy getting the word out about Living Building Challenge! Please help us by sharing our project with everyone you know. Thank you!

Salvaged Door to Become Window

We are hoping to repurpose this salvaged door as the window into the mechanical control room for the studio. This nice expanse of glass will help visitors to see behind the scenes of the net zero operation of the building. Visit the ReStore for your own design ideas!

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Waterproofing Donation

Huge thanks to Grace Construction Products and Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing who have generously donated the waterproofing system and installation for the retaining wall! Here are links to their websites: