William McDonough at TED2012 this week…

Throughout the week, TED2012 will showcase an extraordinary collection of speakers with just this in common: they have something remarkable to share, and they are able to share it in a remarkable way. Follow along right here. right here.

LivingHomes introduced its new house, the C6, at TED2012. It was designed as part of a new partnership with Make It Right, a nonprofit founded by Brad Pitt and renowned architect William McDonough to build 150 Cradle to Cradle inspired LEED Platinum homes in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward, the neighborhood hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each C6 will help support the efforts of Make It Right.

The C6 has gotten lots of coverage: Here’s a story a story we like from ArchDaily.com, where you can learn more about the collaboration.