Meadow Farm House is Architectural Record’s House of the Month

02 March

William McDonough + Partners worked with a passionate family and a committed team of consultants to create a new home in Northern California. A first look at professional photography of the home is featured as Architectural Record’s House of the Month, with a story by Deborah Snoonian Glenn, who talked with William McDonough about how […]

The McDonough Conversations: Davos on the circular economy

12 February
The McDonough Conversations

In the latest installment of the The McDonough Conversations, William McDonough and Joel Makower discuss the major themes of the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos that took place last month, in a two part interview. Many of the programs that took place at Davos 2015 were related to Cradle to Cradle and the circular economy.  The number […]

Now Open: UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

03 February

William McDonough + Partners teamed with Stantec (formerly Anshen+Allen) to design the new Medical Center at Mission Bay for University of California San Francisco (UCSF). “On Sunday, February 1, the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center officially opens an 878,000-sf, six-story complex at UCSF’s 60.2-acre Mission Bay research campus that includes three state-of-the-art […]

William McDonough: Endless is More

02 February

Climate change, health and inequality, and human rights were major discussion topics of the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos. As the WEF event came to a close, participants were asked to share their major takeaways from the various sessions and forums held at Davos. The terms “lifecycle” and “end of life” used to describe […]

Watch: HuffPost Live Interview with William McDonough at Davos

02 February

In an interview with Huffington Post founding editor Roy Sekoff at the World Economic Forum in Davos, William McDonough discusses the circular economy.  According to McDonough, the current economy (in terms of production) is a linear economy: take, make, waste. The circular economy works toward an endless cycle of production: take, make, retake, make, retake, make, […]

William McDonough Monthly Mentions: January

01 February

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks. Click on the heading to read the full article. Eco-Business | The top 5 manufacturing stories in 2014 Year in Review: The challenges of resource scarcity are pushing the boundaries of the manufacturing […]

Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge

27 January

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII) and Autodesk have teamed up to promote their common vision of a design-led product and production revolution in support of the circular economy by offering a free web-based education program, which following completion, allows participants to submit their very own product design idea to the first ever […]