Having supported WM+P in various capacities over the last 25+ years, Roger serves as a Director and manages architectural projects. Additionally, he oversees the firm’s efforts to promote building products that meet Cradle to Cradle® criteria for human and ecological health.
Roger has led many groundbreaking projects well known in the field of sustainable architecture, including Herman Miller’s “Greenhouse” Factory, the Oberlin College Environmental Studies Center, and the Ford Motor Company Rouge Truck Plant, featuring the world’s largest green roof at the time of its completion.
Recently completed buildings include multiple factories and a R&D center for Hero MotoCorp in South Asia, and the Southside Soapbox factory in Chicago for Method Home. These buildings incorporate rooftop food production at scale, ranging from experimental hydroponic greenhouses to a commercially viable 75,000 sq. ft. agriculture facility. Through his work at William McDonough + Partners, Roger has championed food production as an important component for a regenerative planet. He has worked with the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities organization over many years to develop training courses and exams for the Green Roof Professional certification.