22 Dec '11, 3pm

Check out my interview with legendary green architect William McDonough. @billmcdonough @treehugger

Check out my interview with legendary green architect William McDonough. @billmcdonough @treehugger

, was an earth-shaker. His accomplishments, such as the world’s largest living roof (on a Ford Motor plant, no less), are epic. And his honors range from the Presidential Award for Sustainable Development to Esquire’s Big Thinker of the Year . Contemporaneous with his unrivaled fame in the world of green architecture, William McDonough is also one of its most controversial characters, taking barbs for his projects, his chemistry , and his personality. In our interview, the legendary architect walks us through two newly-built projects: Park 2020 in the Netherlands, and NASA’s renewably-powered terrestrial space station . He also explains the Cradle to Cradle product certification system (rebuffing critics who call it a black box), and reflects on the failed and tendentious housing development

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/treehugger-radio/william-mcdono...

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