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Nationally recognized designer and author Lance Hosey is President & CEO of GreenBlue, a nonprofit that equips business with the science and resources to make products more sustainable. Previously, he held the position of Director with William McDonough + Partners, the world-renowned pioneer of sustainable design, where he developed a wide variety of projects with some of the world’s most innovative organizations. Lance’s work has been featured in Metropolis magazine’s “Next Generation” program and Architectural Record’s “emerging architect” series, and he has appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair, Forbes, The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times. He has been a Fellow with the Michael Kalil Endowment for “Smart Design” and a Resident at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center. Lance’s essays have appeared in the Washington Post, the Washington Business Journal, Grist, Metropolis, Architectural Record, and Architecture, and from 2007 to 2010 he was a columnist with Architect magazine. With Kira Gould, he is co-author of Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design (2007). His forthcoming book, The Shape of Green: Aesthetics, Ecology, and Design (Island Press, 2012), the first to study the connections between beauty and sustainability, demonstrates how form and image can enhance conservation and community at every scale of design, from products to cities.
Speaker at:SUSTAINABLE BRANDS '12