Nowhere are the opportunities for global leadership in water-smart design greater than in the US West. Shifts in the economy, demographics, and climate are requiring westerners to rethink the centralized, energy-intensive water systems of the 20th century. What do design professions have to contribute? Participate here.
The accompanying exhibition of winning visions from the Drylands Design Competition, a joint endeavor of the California Architectural Foundation and Woodbury University’s Arid Lands Institute, opens at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles on March 22nd.
For another take on the cultural implications of landscape ecology, take a look at Natural Discourse: Artists, Architects, Scientists & Poets in the Garden.