Visiting Lecture | Julia Watson: Design by Radical Indigenism
Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 6:30 - 8:30pm
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This lecture will be conducted through Zoom. Please register in advance here. Zoom account registration is required.
Julia Watson is a landscape designer, an educator and a leading expert in the field of Lo-TEK nature-based technologies for the built environment and climate-resilient design. Her best-selling book with Taschen, Lo-TEK: Design by Radical Indigenism has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, Monocle, Architectural Digest, and more. Regularly teaching at Har-vard and Columbia University, Julia’s studio work involves landscape and urban design, along with consulting with brands on sustainability. In her studio, she collaborates with horticulturist Marie Salembier as Watson Salembier, with a focus on rewilding.
Julia has written for Topos, Landscape Architecture Frontier, ioARCH, Kerb, Water Urbanisms East and co-authored A Spiritual Guide to Bali’s UNESCO World Heritage. She’s a 2020 TED speaker, and a fellow of Summit REALITY, Pop!tech, & The Christensen Fund.
The presentation will be followed by a conversation and Q & A with respondent Elisa Iturbe.
This event is free and open to the public.