Gallery: McDonough + Partners’ Groundbreaking Isola Office


Sustainable design greats McDonough + Partners will soon be bringing Cradle to Cradle thinking to a city often known first for its fashion: Milan, Italy. Their Isola Office building will be aiming for LEED Gold with a variety of sustainable building strategies including solar and geothermal energy, advanced insulation panels, solar shading, and a high-efficiency climate control system. The structure will be part of the Porta Nuova redevelopment, which will introduce 340,000 square meters of housing, community, commercial and government buildings within Milan’s center – it’s practically a city within a city!

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  1. West Coast Green 2010 i... September 23, 2010 at 5:46 pm

    […] We’re looking forward to a great program this year including talks by Inhabitat favorites William McDonough, Michelle Kaufmann, and Van Jones, eye-opening workshops, and over 300 cutting-edge exhibitors. It […]

  2. West Coast Green 2010 K... September 3, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    […] environment. We’re looking forward to an exciting lineup of offerings including talks by William McDonough and Michelle Kaufmann, an incredible exhibition of innovative green products, and of course, the […]

  3. kmorris August 8, 2008 at 11:16 am

    Where\’s the source for this?! I\’d like to read the original source, as well as see the full size photos!

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