Here’s an excerpt from the Wall Street Journal article about William McDonough’s appearance and remarks at the Wall Street Journal’s ECOnomics conference–
McDonough: “You need a much bigger plan when you approach a green building.
I got a call a while ago to design a new motorcycle factory in India. I put the building’s structure on the outside, and used it to accommodate solar collectors and greenhouses.
All of a sudden, we’re designing a million square feet of buildings that have as many jobs on the roof, growing food, as they do inside.”
Read the article here