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!

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



3 Comments

  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!

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home