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William Mcdonough

Clean Machine

William McDonough | Posted 09.10.2014 | Chicago
William McDonough

Factory. Hold that word in mind for a moment and it is likely to evoke images of a gritty industrial landscape: smokestacks and foul air, railroad freight yards, steaming mills and roaring machinery -- places no family would want in their neighborhood.

William McDonough Explains How Sitting In Garbage Cans Can Improve The Earth

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

During a Saturday interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, William McDonough explained his unusual approach to viewing waste. "I like to sit in garba...

Getting Over The Sustainability Innovation Hump

Marc Stoiber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Marc Stoiber

I just read an interesting Deloitte study linking sustainability and innovation inside corporations. According to the study, companies engaged in sust...

Heroes of the Planet

Doug Demeo | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Doug Demeo

A new sense of appreciation in humbled relationship with nature can spread like wildfire, and help us build an ecological foundation for life and prosperity, hundreds, even thousands of years into the future.

PHOTOS: Architecture For The City Bird

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Architect to the urban aviary set, Street Artist XAM is one rare bird. Averaging one per week over the last year, the California born former graffiti ...

The Obvious Solutions Newt Gingrich Is Missing

Andy Mannle | Posted 07.20.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

Newt Gingrich is an ideas man. He's all about solutions. But by environmental solutions, he means solving problems the fossil fuel industry has with environmental regulation.

Top 10 Smartest Green Buildings

Tom Mallory | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

Architecture of truly green buildings must incorporate a range of professionals including economists, biologists, chemists, and a range of social-science experts such as demographers, anthropologists and geographers.

Green Architect William McDonough Talks Sustainable Design

Inhabitat | Andrew Michler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green architect and co-author of the pivotal green design handbook Cradle to Cradle, William McDonough is one of the founders of the green design move...

God Is Green: Why 'Less Bad' Is Not Good

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Using our imagination, intelligence and buying power, we can set the Earth on a path to healing and ensure that future generations of all God's creatures rest -- nourished and cared for -- in its loving, ample, natural embrace.

Reinventing Repower America: Our Only Hope for Winning the Climate Change Battle in America

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steven G. Brant

If Repower America transforms into a future-based movement, we will be tapping into that core American belief in doing whatever it takes for however long it takes to build a more hopeful future for ourselves and our children.

Water, Water Everywhere

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

When a company like Nestlé pipes-up about its unfounded environmental credentials with an attempt to address ecological concerns and to self-promote as a green steward, it's "super-greenwashing."

Low Gas Prices May Doom Automakers, Sustainability Expert William McDonough Warns

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Tucker

Why solicit McDonough's opinion? Because this architect and author, and one of Time magazine's Heroes of the Planet, is no stranger to Detroit or the greening of industrial processes.

Trash Talk

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

Almost every environmentalist agrees that we need a paradigm shift that acknowledges that nature doesn't have an "away," that everything created in nature is incorporated back in.