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Treehugger.com features the Herman Miller factory/workplace

Years ago, we had the good fortune to work with Herman Miller to design their GreenHouse factory/workplace in Michigan. This was a client with a vision the temerity to take it through implementation. We truly enjoyed this collaboration and are very proud of the results. We are delighted that Treehugger has seen fit to tell [...]

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Bill McDonough in conversation with Joel Makower at the State of Green Business Forum

Last week, at the third of three GreenBiz.com State of Green Business Forums, this one in Washington, DC, Bill McDonough did a keynote "interview" on state with GreenBiz.com's Joel Makower, speaking right after the GSA administrator Martha Johnson spoke about her agency's green priorities (and how GSA leaders recently read Cradle to Cradle and are [...]

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Innovation Investment Journal features NASA Sustainability Base

The Innovation Investment Journal covers the NASA Sustainability Base as an example of how NASA is "rethinking space on earth" and includes mention of the GSA RealProperty award for Innovation. As quoted in the article, NASA's Steve Zornetzer, associate director at NASA Ames, says: “This GSA award recognizes Sustainability Base as a model for future federal [...]

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February 2011

The latest news from William McDonough + Partners: a peek at our projects, our people, upcoming events, and the powerful Cradle to Cradle stories of our founder, William McDonough… Bill McDonough speaks this week at the State of Green Business Forum in Washington DC … Park 20|20– a full service Cradle to Cradle development– tops […]

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NEWS from William McDonough + Partners, including clips from West Coast Green on YouTube

Did you miss William McDonough’s “Deep Dive” at West Coast Green last fall? You can get a sneak peek here. We have posted a few story snippets to YouTube, from the classic to the rarely heard. Here's Bill talking about Thomas Jefferson, inspired by his time as Dean at the Univerisity of Virginia's School of [...]

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NASA Sustainability Base featured at Autodesk Sustainability Summit

Last week, David Johnson presented NASA Sustainability Base with AECOM's June Grant at the Autodesk Sustainability Summit in San Francisco. You can see the video of Dave and June's presentation on YouTube here. This project, which is currently under construction at NASA's Ames Research Center, has been an amazing collaboration, which included large teams from William McDonough [...]

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NASA Sustainability Base featured in USA Today

NASA Sustainability Base, which is under construction, has been featured in USA Today. The article includes quotes from NASA'S Steve Zornetzer and William McDonough + Partners' David Johnson. Find the full article here.

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Eco-Structure features Oberlin, 10 years later

It was Stewart Brand who wrote: "A building is not something you finish. A building is something you start." It's hard not to think about Stewart Brand's book How Buildings Learn when you think about the Adam Joseph Lewis Center at Oberlin--a project that our client David Orr always knew would learn and adapt over [...]

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Cradle to Cradle at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Co-chairs of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Taskforce posted a Fast Company blog about the group's event and discussion of Cradle to Cradle and business innovation. Here's an excerpt: "From our conversations at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos this year, it's clear that sustainability has moved right to the heart of business [...]

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Cradle to Cradle Festival in Berlin celebrating Cradle to Cradle as cultural revolution

Congratulations to EPEA on the Cradle to Cradle Festival in Berlin, celebrating Cradle to Cradle® as a cultural revolution. It started on January 26 and will run through March 16. Under the banner "Blueprint Netherlands," the Festival will celebrate the success of Cradle to Cradle worldwide and honour the Netherlands as a prime example to [...]

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NASA is a Master of Innovation

Our client, NASA, is featured on Plum TV's Masters of Innovation series, in a show called "Space Age Green." This includes coverage of Sustainability Base, the new office facility at NASA's Ames Research Center. The project is under construction now and will be occupied late this spring. The show includes an interview with Steve Zornetzer [...]

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NASA Sustainability Base featured in Fast Company following Autodesk Sustainability Summit

As the NASA Sustainability Base nears completion, it continues to garner attention from the media. The latest is a story in Fast Company, which grew out of this week's Autodesk Sustainability Summit, at which David Johnson presented the project with AECOM's June Grant. You can read the article online here. William McDonough + Partners was design [...]

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