New Ecological Design: The Unstoppable Wave
San Diego, California
November 21 – 23, 2002
New levels of affordability, aesthetics, and life enhancement are transforming architecture. See the latest achievements, benefits, and real-world practicalities in a ground-breaking new conference. This event is for all those who are tuning into the new wave of ecological design and nature-based architecture.
ECOLOGICAL DESIGN TODAY: THE BIG PICTURE
Fred Stitt, Architect, creator of The Ecological Design Handbook,
and Dr. Phil Hawes, Architect of the Biosphere 2.
• Special Visual Presentation: Organic, Ecological, and Nature-Based Architecture.
• Passive and Active Solar Energy: Systems, Costs, Advantages and Disadvantages.
• Photovoltaic and Wind Energy Systems. • Alternative Waste Disposal.
• Materials: Earth, Recycled Goods, Straw Bale, Alternative Uses of Standard Materials.
• Hybrid Construction: Geodesic, Fabric, Green Houses, Yurts. . . .
• Basic Principles of Healthy and Harmonious Design.
Friday, November 22, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS: ECOLOGICAL DESIGN IN PRACTICE
Presented by architects
James Hubbell, Drew Hubbell, Kendrick Kellogg, Wallace Cunningham, Eric Lloyd Wright,
• Special Visual Presentation:
The Status and Future of Ecological Architecture and Construction.
• The Art of Eco Design: Visual Presentations by Leading Ecological Architects.
• Choosing Design and Planning Methods.
• Resources and Education in Nature-Based Design.
Saturday, November 23, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 pm
EXPERTS’ REVIEWS: ECOLOGICAL CONSTRUCTION & SYSTEMS
Presented by architects Fred Stitt, Dr. Phil Hawes,
and a roster of expert builders and researchers.
• Costs and Benefits. • Building Financing and Building Codes.
• The Owner Builder — Case Studies • Retrofitting Existing Construction.
• Choosing Materials • Choosing Energy Systems • Building with Recycled Materials.
Includes exhibits of Nature-Based Architecture, Ecological Materials and Systems, Ecological Design Books, and Educational Resources
Early Bird Fees for enrollments by November 1, 2002
$150 for the entire conference.
$45 for the Thursday evening workshop;
$90 per day for Friday or Saturday.
Architects earn up to 17 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units