Michael McDonough AIA, NCARB, USGBC, Hon. FIGP is an award-winning architect, industrial designer, and author who specializes in environmentally appropriate systems and advanced building technologies. He consults on zero energy/zero-carbon energy policy and has designed a wide range of buildings and objects including offices, airports, galleries, multi-media environments, resort buildings, farms, multifamily residences, stores, and custom residences, as well as furniture, exhibits, and jewelry.
McDonough believes that nature and science can be synthesized and that new types of buildings and technologies will emerge. He has published over 80 articles and two books on architecture and design. He has also exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and collaborated with painters, sculptors, writers, designers, filmmakers, and scientists – notably author Tom Wolfe, industrial designer Hartmut Esslinger, lighting designer Howard Brandston, and fashion designer Steven Sprouse.