Eco Wave 2002

New Ecological Design: The Unstoppable Wave

Bristol Hotel
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
health/safety/welfare credit