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William McDonough and model Frederique van der Wal attend the Fashion Positive Launch event in New York City in November.Gary Gershoff—WireImage
William McDonough and model Frederique van der Wal attend the Fashion Positive Launch event in New York City in November., Gary Gershoff—WireImage
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William McDonough

  • Title
    Founder
  • Affiliation
    William McDonough + Partners

“Green” architecture arguably went mainstream thanks to McDonough, whose firms designed eco-friendly campuses for such giants as Nike and Ford. Today he’s a leading proponent of a “circular economy” in which sustainability drives all product design; he’s steering an effort to redesign plastics using materials that won’t pile up in our oceans and bloodstreams.

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