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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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Bill McDonough featured in Climate One video

In September, Bill McDonough spoke to a sold-out audience at the Commonwealth Club of California, as part of the Climate One series, which is led by Greg Dalton. Climate One has recently produced a new trailer video about their mission and their speakers, and Bill's speech is excerpted there. See the video here. And in another Climate [...]

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March 9 and 10 declared “McDonough Days” at Cradle to Cradle Festival in Berlin

William McDonough will join Michael Braungart at the Cradle to Cradle Festival in Berlin, a celebration of Cradle to Cradle as a cultural revolution and highlight the application of Cradle to Cradle in the Netherlands. March 9 and 10 are designated as "McDonough Days," when Bill McDonough will attend the conference. March 9, there will [...]

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Bill McDonough speaking with young leaders in Davos

This week is the World Economic Forum in Davos, and our founder, William McDonough, is in town to be part of the dynamic conversations about innovation and business models of the future that always surround this event. This year, he is honored to be a featured speaker to a group of young business leaders; among [...]

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Kira Gould juried the One Good Chair competition at the Las Vegas Market

Our director of communications, Kira Gould, spent Wednesday in Las Vegas, where she was a juror (with Zem Joaquin, Sarah Backhouse, and Shashi Caan) in the One Good Chair competition, which is produced and organized by the Sustainable Furnishings Council and the Las Vegas Market. Congratulations to Eric Tong, the young designer from London, who [...]

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David Johnson presented at Autodesk Sustainability Summit

David Johnson, partner, presented the firm's design for NASA Sustainability Base, at the Autodesk Sustainability Summit on Thursday in San Francisco. He present with our AECOM architect of record partners on the project, and in concert with several Autodesk speakers. The NASA project is set for completion this spring: It will be occupied in May. The [...]

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McDonough to speak at GreenBiz’s State of Green Business Forum: 40% discount available to McDonough friends

William McDonough will speak on February 17 at GreenBiz.com's State of Green Business Forum in Washington, DC. He has a keynote slot called "One Great Idea" and will talk about Cradle to Cradle as a new design paradigm, in an on-stage dialogue of GreenBiz's Joel Makower. McDonough is delighted to follow GSA administrator Martha Johnson on [...]

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Cradle to Cradle Festival begins this week in Berlin

Congratulations to Michael Braungart and EPEA as they kick off the Cradle to Cradle Festival in Berlin this week. The festival celebrates the Cradle to Cradle idea as a cultural revolution. The festival will run from January 26 through March 16 in Berlin, celebrating the Next Industrial Revolution. Under the banner "Blueprint Netherlands," the Festival will [...]

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Architect’s Newspaper goes “in detail” on AU School of International Service building

We are excited to announce that Architect's Newspaper covered the new American University School of International Service project, designed by William McDonough + Partners with Quinn|Evans Architects. We congratulate our amazing client at AU and the leadership of outgoing Dean Lou Goodman and his committed team. The project was formally dedicated in September. Here's an [...]

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