Visit Us

Come explore the R.W. Kern Center, one of just 23 certified Living Buildings in the world.

Come learn what makes the RWKC special and see what it means for a building to function in collaboration with the natural environment. We’ll talk on-site water treatment, resource efficiency, solar energy, local materials, student research…and whatever you’re most interested in. Bonus points if you solve a secret puzzle or two, or pay a visit to the composting toilets! We offer an authentic look at makes our Living Building tick— the challenges, setbacks, and successes.

Take a Tour

Register for a Tour

We offer monthly public tours during the school year. There is no fee, but we appreciate advanced registration.

While you’re here, check out our neighbors over at the Hitchcock Center for the Environment, another Living Building less than half a mile away.

Plan your own tour

Looking for a private tour? Bring your group on a personalized field trip to the R.W. Kern Center! We love to host students, families, design professionals, homeowners, and more.

Interested? Fill out the form below to get in touch with us.

No public tours scheduled? Can’t make the posted tour times? Contact us for a private tour!

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