William McDonough + Partners Team Up For Sweden Workshop

10 April

After the success of Bornholm Island Science Park and Green Solution House Conference Center, William McDonough + Partners and 3XN teamed up again for a three-day workshop event in March. Held in Ronneby, Sweden the teams were invited to collectively brainstorm ideas for the new centrally located urban area, known as the Kilen project.  The […]

Brad Pitt and William McDonough’s Make It Right Foundation Partners Builds in Kansas City

07 April

Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Make It Right was established by Brad Pitt along with William McDonough to build safe, Cradle to Cradle®-inspired homes and communities for people in need. Recently, their Make It Right organization has worked with with BNIM Architects in Kansas City, to begin improving the communities in that  area. The […]

William McDonough Monthly Mentions: March

31 March

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks. GreenBiz | Method set to debut LEED Platinum factory in Chicago Chicago soon will be the site for one of the few LEED Platinum factories in the U.S., where environmental cleaning products from […]

William McDonough Featured Presenter in Butterfly Effect Webinar

27 March

The McMorrow Reports recently hosted a webinar featuring The Butterfly Effect flooring, designed in collaboration between William McDonough and Patcraft to demonstrate how a product—carpet—can be part of a positive path toward a healthier world. Sponsored by Patcraft, William McDonough, co-founder of Cradle to Cradle design, was one of the featured presenters.  Other presenters included: Pamela […]

William McDonough + Partners Design Method’s First U.S. Manufacturing Facility

05 March

Plant Models a Clean Industrial Revolution in Chicago’s South Side Chicago, IL – March 4, 2014 –Environmentally conscious cleaning products company Method is presenting the details of its new state-of-the-art production facility in Chicago’s historic Pullman community. The design, from William McDonough’s design firm, William McDonough + Partners, is unveiled today at an event in […]

Congratulations to our longtime client, Steelcase Inc., named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune

05 March

Steelcase Inc., a long time client of William McDonough firm McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC), has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune magazine.  Recognized in the Home Equipment and Furnishings Industry Sector, Steelcase, sustains a strong focus on corporate social responsibility as well as their production impact on the surrounding […]

The McDonough Conversations: A change of climate at Davos

27 February

By Joel Makower Published February 27, 2014 on GreenBiz.com This is the latest in a periodic series of one-on-one interviews with William McDonough(@billmcdonough), renowned designer, architect,author and entrepreneur, looking into his rich, kaleidoscopic professional world. McDonough has been at the forefront of many of sustainability’s most important trends: green buildings, closed-loop systems and Cradle to Cradle design, among others. This […]

Sustainable Design Leader William McDonough Featured on The Weather Channel

26 February

While William McDonough attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he appeared on The Weather Channel in a discussion about sustainable electronics with Dave Malkoff.  Malkoff asks William McDonough to describe what happens to old electronics when they are outdated and disposed of, and how to make them more sustainable. The issue is planned […]