30 Apr '17, 2pm

INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Green Architect & Cradle to Cradle Founder William McDonough

While acknowledging McDonough's contributions to 'green'', McDonough has been overly protective of his certification process, and in some instances has not inspired cooperation with other individuals and businesses the way he set out. McDonough's Huangbaiyu, China project has not been inhabited due to design flaws. Conflicts between Feng Shui crap and passive solar design. Appending garages although no villagers can afford cars, failing to provide space for grazing livestock which is vital in China, and building the houses out of potentially unsafe compressed coal dust to make brick despite his teething statements he made about bricks. His famous Nike's shoe project was never realized, due to his unwillingness to share cradle-to-cradle specifications with suppliers despite promoting it. Just how reliable are C2C-certified products and in regards to quality. Are they really...

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/inhabitat-interview-green-architect-...

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