Tag Archive for ‘William McDonough + Partners’

Kira Gould on jury for Inaugural BOLD Awards

The BOLD Awards will be held in Washington, D.C. on November 18. These awards honor exceptional individuals who lead the charge in enhancing the lives of people and communities while making buildings smarter and more sustainable. Kira Gould, Director of Communications at William McDonough + Partners, has been invited to be a juror for the awards program.

Be Green Packaging Recognized for Cradle to Cradle Achievements

BGP is one of the only foodservice and consumer packaging companies that is Cradle to Cradle Certified™. BGP designs, manufactures and distributes non-GMO Verified, fiber and compostable packaging for the food and consumer packaging industries.

Symbol of Growth 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

The Make It Right project has evolved into a symbol of the growth since the Hurricane Katrina tragedy in 2005 and has also expanded to other states including: Missouri, Montana, and New Jersey.

Method founders innovate with new factory in Chicago

Zach Mortice for Autodesk’s Line//Shape//Space, compares railcar manufacturer George Pullman to the Method founders Eric Ryan and Adam Lowry, who both came to the South Side of Chicago, utilizing unusual methods of architecture to create a property for high-tech manufacturing.

Green Pioneer William McDonough

McDonough’s varied worlds overlap this week in San Francisco. On Thursday at Moscone Center, he will give a concluding speech at Greenbuild, a conference with 35,000 attendees hosted by the United States Green Building Council. On Wednesday night, by contrast, he’s the subject of a fundraising tribute for his Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institution; tickets start at $1,000 and the master of ceremonies is Susan Sarandon. He will be introduced by Meryl Streep, who has known him since their days at Yale.

Verge@Greenbuild

San Francisco, CA: William McDonough is a keynote speaker at VERGE@Greenbuild 2012. View the video of the discussion on VERGE & the Built Environment: How design technologies and creative urban development is reshaping the built environment in sustainable cities.