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William McDonough + Partners Receive Architecture Award and Citation for Sustainable Design from AIA DC

William McDonough + Partners (WM+P) has received an Architecture Award as well as a Citation for Sustainable Design from AIA DC for their recent energy positive building for leading general contractor HITT Contracting. As part of their 2020 Chapter Design Awards, AIA DC recognized Co|Lab for serving as HITT’s center for new technologies while also focusing on environmental health and occupant well-being. AIA DC also recently recognized HITT and Co|Lab with a Partnership for the Planet …

William McDonough + Partners and Park 20|20 Recognized in National Geographic

William McDonough + Partners (WM+P) and their Cradle to Cradle-inspired design for Park 20|20 were recognized in National Geographic’s March 2020 Cover Story: “Is a World Without Trash Possible?” National Geographic reporter Rob Kunzig interviewed WM+P founder William McDonough and Delta Development CEO Coert Zachariasse about the office park, which WM+P designed to be a model of innovative Circular Economy thinking.   From the article: “Outside Amsterdam I visited a 23-acre office park that McDonough’s firm designed and …

William McDonough + Partners’ ICEhouse™ Makes Fifth Appearance in Davos

This year marks the fifth year that he has overseen the assembly and disassembly of the ICEhouse™ (Innovation for the Circular Economy house) in Davos, which Hub Culture operates as a meeting place for participants to discuss the future of the Circular Economy.

William McDonough + Partners Break Ground on Mass Timber Headquarters for Apex Clean Energy

The office’s foundation is based on WM+P founder William McDonough’s original aspiration of designing buildings like trees, leading the structure to draw on natural energy flows from the sun.

William McDonough + Partners’ Design for Co|Lab Selected For WoodWorks Award

William McDonough + Partners’ (WM+P) has received the prestigious Regional Excellence Award from WoodWorks

William McDonough + Partners and HITT Contracting Officially Open New Innovative Co|Lab Building

William McDonough + Partners (WM+P) joined HITT Contracting today at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the official opening of the leading general contractor’s Co|Lab, a new space dedicated to researching and testing emerging materials and technology. The structure, designed by WM+P, features a Glu-Lam and Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) structure, is the first CLT structure in Virginia and the first commercial Mass Timber building in the D.C. metro area. In addition to the Mass Timber structure, which …

Fortune Magazine Recognizes William McDonough + Partners’ Founder as One of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders

William McDonough + Partners (WM+P) is pleased to share that William McDonough was named in Fortune Magazine’s sixth annual list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Fortune listed McDonough amongst 49 other leaders who are “transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same.” Fortune recognized McDonough in part because of the pioneering designs he led at WM+P: “Green” architecture arguably went mainstream thanks to McDonough, whose firms designed eco-friendly campuses for such giants as …

Arup Group Publishes Building Guideline Based on William McDonough’s Cradle to Cradle Design™ Framework

William McDonough + Partners (WM+P) is happy to share Arup Group’s Guideline for Building Services Design inspired by the Cradle to Cradle® Concept including a foreword from WM+P founder William McDonough. The Cradle to Cradle Design™ framework is the inspiration for all of our design, planning and consulting projects and we applaud Arup for developing this guide to serve as a resource for all. Read William McDonough’s foreword: The book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way …