Hammering Out a Future for Water Users in the U.S. WestRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Matt Jenkins, September 17, 2019
Earlier this year, seven U.S. states and Mexico reached an agreement about how to share the increasingly scarce water of the Colorado River. But the new agreement lasts only a few years, so...
LibrosOctubre 2019Edited by Frederick Steiner, Richard Weller, Karen M’Closkey, and Billy Fleming
Note: This book will be available in October 2019 and is available for preorder. “Like Ian McHarg's classic Design with Nature, this beautiful and fulsome reprise of his earlier work...
Seattle Utility, Housing Groups Launch Bold Experiment in Climate EquityRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Emma Zehner, August 20, 2019
In the next decade, Seattle Public Utilities will invest $100 million in stormwater management and water quality infrastructure in one of the city’s only remaining affordable neighborhoods. A...
Learning From China's Explosive Urban GrowthRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Katharine Wroth, August 19, 2019
Over the past four decades, more than 500 million people have moved from rural China to the nation’s cities, leading to rapid and often uncoordinated urbanization. A recent conference in...
Graduate Student FellowshipOportunidades de becas de posgradoAgosto 2019
The Babbitt Dissertation Fellowship Program assists Ph.D. students at U.S. universities whose research builds on, and contributes to, the integration of land and water policy to advance water sustainability and resilience, particularly in the West.
A Framework Applied in Cali, ColombiaDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2019Stelios Grafakos, Alexandra Tsatsou, Luca D'Acci, James Kostaras, Adriana Patricia López Valencia, Nohemi Ramirez Aranda, and Barbara Summers
Building resilient infrastructure is one of the major challenges cities face due to urbanization rates and climate change. Financing these investments is an additional challenge particularly for...
Restoring Nature to Its Rightful PlaceRevista Land LinesJulio 2019
“You’ve got no future!” Author and landscape ecologist Ian McHarg made that proclamation to thousands of people at the first Earth Day in 1970, hoping to open their eyes to society...
Design in the AnthropoceneRevista Land LinesJulio 2019By Richard Weller, Karen M’Closkey, Billy Fleming, and Frederick Steiner
Fifty years after the publication of Ian McHarg’s seminal book Design with Nature, a new volume pays tribute to his ideas. Published by the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of...
From New York City to Jining, China, These Projects Exemplify the Principle of Designing with NatureRevista Land LinesJulio 2019Edited by Frederick Steiner, Richard Weller, Karen M’Closkey, and Billy Fleming
Design with Nature Now spotlights 25 projects around the world that exemplify and extend Ian McHarg’s design philosophy. This article offers a glimpse of five such projects: the Malpai...
“Why Do I Have to Be the Man to Bring You the Bad News?”Revista Land LinesJulio 2019By William Whitaker
The following is an excerpt from a longer essay in Design with Nature Now. Its title refers to the opening line of Ian McHarg’s speech at the first Earth Day in 1970. As a native of Clydebank,...