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Architecture and community design firm, and a pioneer in the sustainable design movement.
William McDonough + Partners executes a diverse international array of projects from our studios in Charlottesville, Virginia, and San Francisco, California. Our Cradle to Cradle®-inspired buildings and communities embody enduring standards of design quality and economic, ecological, and social responsibility. We practice a positive, principled approach to design that draws inspiration from living systems and processes. At its heart, this unique approach celebrates the abundance of nature.
ICEhouse Davos 2016
(ICE = INNOVATION FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY)
The ICEhouse™ is a temporary pavilion installed during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to provide a place where people can meet and Innovate for the Circular Economy, inspired by the book Cradle to Cradle.
The Garden Factory for Hero MotoCorp
Utilizing the William McDonough Garden Factory™ Concept, Hero MotoCorp’s new factory in Neemrana, India, demonstrates how a manufacturing facility and workplace can be beneficial and healthful; as well as enhance the local economy by providing food production jobs.
Hero Global Center for Innovation and Technology (HGCIT)
The Hero Global Center for Innovation and Technology (opened March 2016) was designed to inspire creativity. It is a center of innovation, connecting people with nature while providing a lively, colorful atmosphere; a place where people can open their minds and reach beyond boundaries.
The Valley at Schiphol Trade Park
William McDonough + Partners is master architect of the Valley at Schiphol Trade Park, the Netherlands’ national demonstration to the world of a practical and profitable transition towards a circular economy by showing and exporting Holland’s entrepreneurial leadership in sustainability, design, trade, agriculture and logistics.
William McDonough + Partners is the lead architect and master planner for Park 20|20, the first full service Cradle to Cradle® inspired working environment in The Netherlands. Located within a man-made cultural landscape of a Dutch polder (land reclaimed from the sea), the firm was engaged by Delta Development Group in 2007 to create a new model of sustainable development that implements the Cradle to Cradle philosophy holistically and at all scales—from the city to the molecule.