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David Johnson presents at West Coast Green

On October 2nd, David Johnson participated in a session titled: “Next Gen Design: Out of the Cradle, Now What?” at West Coast Green.

Bill McDonough part of Make It Right panel at Clinton Global Initiative 2009 Annual Meeting

Bill McDonough participated in “An Infrastructure Special Session: Building a Better Future – A Progress Report on Making It Right in New Orleans” at the 2009 fifth annual meeting for the Clinton Global Initiative.

Diane Dale Gives Keynote Address in Romania

Diane Dale gave a keynote address on Cradle to Cradle last week at the 6th Conference on Roads and Regional Development in Sinaia, Romania. After this, she will present Cradle to Cradle principles and how they are being applied in the Netherlands at the national ASLA conference in Chicago: Regenerating Places and People.

Kevin Burke Speaks at Danish Cradle to Cradle Conference

Early this month, Kevin Burke spoke at the Cradle to Cradle conference that was part of Copenhagen’s Danish Design Week festivities, as did Michael Braungart.

Greenbridge project featured in The National Building Museum’s touring exhibit

Greenbridge, our mixed-use project in Chapel Hill, NC is featured in The National Building Museum’s Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture show which is currently touring. This show opened the academic year at Yale University, where it will be on view until October 15; it can also be seen now at the Virginia Center for Architecture in Richmond through November 29. Greenbridge is under construction and last month topped out.

Mark Rylander presents Milan Expo 2015 at a national press conference in Italy

On September 3rd, Mark Rylander presented the concept plan for the Milan Expo 2015 at a national press conference. See Video For more information on the vision for Milan Expo 2015, click Here

Our Latest Project Breaks Ground: NASA’s Sustainability Base

In August, we attended a celebratory groundbreaking for Sustainability Base, a collaborative support facility at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. “We have designed this project to go beyond Platinum” and set new benchmarks for federal and NASA facilities. “When we started the design of ‘Sustainability Base’ with NASA, we were inspired by the statement ‘as only NASA can’,” says Kevin Burke, our design partner on the project. “It was clear …

One Firm, Three Studios: We’ve Opened Our EU Doors

We have a new studio in the family. We’ve been working in Europe for years, and have seen opportunities there increase, as enthusiasm for Cradle to CradleSM has grown, especially in the Netherlands. No surprise that our EU home base is now in Amsterdam, in the country where some of our highest ambition Cradle to Cradle work is currently taking place. “We are thrilled to have a Netherlands studio as our European hub,” says Bill …