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Co|Lab, High Performance Building for HITT / William McDonough + Partners

16:00 - 15 August, 2019
Co|Lab, High Performance Building for HITT / William McDonough + Partners, © John Cole Photography
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Constructing the Curriculum: William McDonough's Cradle to Cradle Building to Inspire the Next Generation

14:00 - 24 September, 2017
Constructing the Curriculum: William McDonough's Cradle to Cradle Building to Inspire the Next Generation, Courtesy of William McDonough + Partners
Courtesy of William McDonough + Partners

Tackling the widespread issue of climate change, Universidad EAN (UEAN) in Bogotá, Colombia illustrates the same construction philosophy taught to the students in their new building under the title of ‘Project Legacy.' As the next generation fill the seats of the new auditorium they will be party to the very thinking that went behind the building, solidifying their knowledge as they get to experience it first-hand.

The architects, William McDonough + Partners, are no stranger to the cradle-to-cradle ethos that inspires their sustainable approach. The philosophy models the human industry on the processes within nature to maximise usage of materials for as long as possible – recovering and regenerating products. These perpetual cycles are a long-term solution to the dominant system that uses the cheapest materials in manufacturing.

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William McDonough Designs Ultra "Clean" Manufacturing Facility for Method

01:00 - 7 March, 2014
William McDonough Designs Ultra "Clean" Manufacturing Facility for Method, © William McDonough + Partners
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William McDonough + Partners has been selected to design Method’s first U.S. manufacturing facility on a brownfield site in Chicago’s historic Pullman community. The company, known for producing environmentally conscious cleaning products, commissioned McDonough to design an ultra clean, LEED Platinum facility constructed from Cradle to Cradle Certified materials and powered entirely by renewable energy.