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William McDonough

Architect and Founding Principal, William McDonough + Partners

William McDonough is an architect and the founding principal of William McDonough + Partners, Architecture and Community Design, based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

From 1994 to 1999, he served as the dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia.

In 1996, Mr. McDonough received the Presidential Award for Sustainable Development, the highest environmental honor given by the United States.

Articles by William McDonough

What’s Really in the Products We Use Every Day?

What are the products of everyday use really made of — and what threats to the environment do they pose?

July 19, 2010

Why Being “Less Bad” Is No Good

How can we ensure that industry is beneficial to human and ecological health?

June 21, 2010