Nike European HQ project featured in Metropolis

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.

Bernheim Visitor Center wins EPA Lifecycle Building Challenge Award

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 presents at the CSI Mid-Atlantic conference

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.

Kristin Cory speaks at Department of Urban Studies and Planning at VCU

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 on jury for 2009 Solar Decathlon

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.

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.