11370 Crabapple Road,

Roswell, Georgia, GA 30075

info@vision99.org

11370 Crabapple Road,

Roswell, Georgia, GA 30075

info@vision99.org

Timeline

Timeline

2020
2020

September: Property Under Contract

2020

May: Zoning Approval by the Roswell City Council

2021
2021

May: City of Roswell Rezoning Hearing

2021

January: Purchase Property

2022
2022

June: Kendeda Building Tour @ GaTech

June: Kendeda Building Tour @ GaTech
Project Development Team learns about regenerative building structure
2022

August: Masjid Development Team (MDT) Kick off Meeting

MDT leaders met for the first monthly meeting to review the Charter and clarify responsibilities
2022

August: KSI Design was hired as project architect

2022

September: Kendeda Building Tour @ GaTech

Community leaders and MDT members learn about the sustainable building model
2022

September: Board approved the MDT Charter to lead the project execution

2022

September: RCM Board members, Board Alumni, and Masjid Development Team Meeting

Approves regenerative building model for RCM new masjid
2022

September: Hired Architecture and Engineering Firms

2022

December: Sustainability Workshops

December: Sustainability Workshops
MDT begins sustainability workshops with SKANSKA
2023
2023

January: Women’s Fundraising Event

January: Women’s Fundraising Event
Announced the Living Building Masjid project to the larger community
2023

January: Kendeda Fund grants Vision99

Kendeda Fund grants Vision99 20K for regenerative building concept consulting
2023

January: Vision 99 Sustainability Intern

Hired student intern for support with sustainability education and activities
2023

February: Skanska joined the project as a consultant/training partner for the regenerative Building and cost estimate.

2023

February: Meeting with Roswell Council Member Michael Palermo

Met with Councilman Palermo and introduced the project and the intention to feature a sustainable building.
2023

February: 2023 Green Team Summit

February: 2023 Green Team Summit
MDT members attend Georgia Interfaith Power and Light (GIPL) Conference
2023

March: RCM Green Team

MDT members join GIPL for Green Team Coaching
2023

March: Vision-99 Project Brief

Launched the Vision 99 Project Brief explaining its mission for public sharing
2023

March: Green Ramadan Campaign

RCM Green Team begins sustainability campaign
2023

March: Barn Deconstruction

March: Barn Deconstruction
Provided space for students with Breaking Barriers programs of RePurpose Savannah and Lifecycle Building Center with their very first structural deconstruction training to learn deconstruction techniques while deconstructing a 100+ year-old barn made of chestnut.
2023

March: Community Engagement

Received feedback on the new masjid project from RCM youth, young professionals, parents, families in Ramadan
2023

March: Sustainability Workshops

Two CORE Living Building workshops were conducted in March by Skanska
2023

April: Sustainability Workshops

MDT completes two sustainability workshops with SKANSKA
2023

May: Approved Floor Plan

Board approved Floor Plan
2023

May: International Living Future Conference

May: International Living Future Conference
MDT members attend the conference in Washington, DC
2023

June: Energy Summit Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

MDT member participated in the Energy Summit
2023

June: Approved Schematic Design

Board approved elevations and the schematic Design
2023

June: Rendering Specialist Joined the team

KSI hired a rendering specialist to provide animated and still renderings of the design
2023

June: Grant Writing

MDT hired Professional Grant Writer
2023

June: Environmental Justice Summit

Sustainability Team members attended the Summit
2023

July: Interior Design kick off meeting

KSI hired interior designer
2023

July: Kendeda Tour

Vision 99 sustainability intern organizes educational tours of the Kendeda Building for the larger RCM community
2023

July: Met City Council Member William Morthland and Lee Miller

2023

July: Interview with Drawdown GA

Drawdown GA interviewed us about our zero-waste efforts during Ramadan for an article they’re writing on how congregations are implementing Drawdown Georgia climate solutions.
2023

August: Roswell City Council Visit Kendeda

Members of MDT Team and Roswell City Council visit GA Tech to learn about regenerative building
2023

August: Board and MDT Alignment Meeting

2023

August: Joined RCE- Atlanta (Resource Center for Experience and Education)

Resource Center for Experience and Education
2023

August: Living Building Kick Off

Petal Assignments
2023

September: 2nd private meeting with Design Review Board (DRB) staff

Addressed DRB staff’s questions and concerns about design with Roswell City Council members
2023

October: DRB Public Hearing (Design Review Board)

DRB unanimously approved Vision 99 Design Structure.
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