Looking at sites like the LA River and New York's Freshkills Park, leading thinkers on the built environment consider the power of humans to shape the natural world on the 50th anniversary of Ian McHarg's landmark book Design WIth Nature.
With Erle Ellis (University of Maryland Baltimore County), Ursula Heise (University of California at Los Angeles), Cyrus Khan, Farre Nixon, Catherine Seavitt Nordenson (City College of New York) and Edward Toth (Greenbelt Native Plant Center).
Design With Nature Now is a multi-platform exploration of the legacy of visionary environmental planner and landscape architect Ian L. McHarg through the efforts of individuals and collectives to mitigate the effects of climate change and other 21st-century challenges through ecological design.
Design With Nature Now is presented by The Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
Major support for Design With Nature Now was provided by The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.
Learn more at mcharg.upenn.edu/now