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The Hannover Principles:

1. Insist on rights of humanity and nature to co-exist
2. Recognize interdependence.
3. Respect relationships between spirit and matter.
4. Accept responsibility for the consequences of design.
5. Create safe objects of long-term value.
6. Eliminate the concept of waste.
7. Rely on natural energy flows.
8. Understand the limitations of design.
9. Seek constant improvement by the sharing of knowledge.

© 1992 William McDonough Architects

Read the The Hannover Principles here. They were written as guidelines for the World’s Fair in Hannover in 2000. We aim to apply them to our casa + cultura business!