On November 7, Kevin Burke participated in a panel entitled Future Growth, Technology and Sustainability in Pasadena, hosted by AIA Pasadena. Kevin Burke, Director of Practice, was lead designer of the Fuller Theological Center Worship Center.
On November 2nd, David Johnson discussed Cradle to Cradle in a podcast with Colleen Edwards of The Real Story on KCBS Radio. The Real Story is a news organization dedicated to news, commentary and tips on how to navigate through the complexities of real estate.
On October 27th, Bill McDonough and Michael Braungart presented at a plenary session entitled “The Power of Optimism and New Models” at the Club of Rome Global Assembly 2009. This annual event highlights food production, resource depletion, population, pollution, energy, poverty and the global economy.
Nike European Headquarters project is featured in Metropolis magazine article entitled, “Parking Outside the Box”. The author points out that “Lots of otherwise unsightly garages have been concealed underground, but perhaps none with as much panache as the parking for Nike’s European Headquarters, where the campus’s central lawn acts as a green roof for below-grade parking.” Click here for link to full article.
The new visitor’s center at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has received the 2009 Lifecycle Building Challenge Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The award is sponsored by the American Institute of Architects, West Coast Green, the Collaborative for High Performance Schools and StopWaste.Org.
Mark Rylander co-presented with Tish Tablan of MBDC on Cradle to Cradle to the Middle Atlantic Regional Conference of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) on October 10th.
On October 8, Kristin Cory presented WM+P’s latest work to a class of Masters students in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
Kevin Burke was one of three jurors for the architecture prize in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2009 Solar Decathlon The 2009 Solar Decathlon was held October 9 to 13 on the National Mall in DC, and challenged 20 student teams to design, build and operate the most attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered house.