The bill melinda gates foundation bmgf a merging of the william h. At 640 000 square feet replacing a 12 acre asphalt parking lot in downtown seattle the bill melinda gates foundation campus is the largest non profit leed nc platinum project in the world.
In addition to running a multi billion dollar business bill and his wife melinda also manage the bill and melinda gates foundation a philanthropic organization that has been noted to have a 50 billion endowment.
Interior bill and melinda gates foundation building. King pierce and snohomish. The campus also brings together thousands of grantees leaders and partners sharing a common goal. The office campus was conceived in 2004 to bring all the employees in the south lake area under one roof.
Bill and melinda gates foundation. The bill melinda gates foundation made its first investments to address homelessness in the state in 2000 with the primary aim of tripling the supply of transitional housing in the state s three most populous counties. The bill melinda gates foundation had offices located in five different leased buildings.
Gates hall at cornell university brings together the school s computing science and information science departments in a new joint facility designed to generate collaboration and spontaneous discourse between the disciplines. In april 2020 a photograph supposedly showing the words center for global human population reduction inscribed on a bill melinda gates foundation building was widely shared on social. It took gates seven years and 63 million to build his medina washington estate named xanadu 2 0 after the fictional home of charles foster kane the title character of.
Through various strategies amplifying visibility transparency and social interaction the new building interprets the departments. Bill melinda gates hall. A false claim on social media says the bill and melinda gates foundation has a sign reading center for global human population reduction on its building exterior.
But in the 1990s bill and melinda learned about millions of children who needed simple medical treatments. Gates foundation and the gates learning foundation is an american private foundation founded by bill and melinda gates based in seattle washington it was launched in 2000 and is reported to be the largest private foundation in the world holding 46 8 billion in assets. Building our foundation 2000 2009 our first projects like bringing the internet to public libraries sprang from our founders microsoft experience.
With a net worth of 82 2 billion microsoft co founder bill gates is the richest man in america. The image circulating. It shouldn t be too surprising that one of the wealthiest people in the world also has an insanely extravagant home.
Its conservation strategies reduce potable water use by 80 percent and energy consumption by 40 percent an upfront investment in this 100 year energy efficient building that will pay for itself in.