‘Catalyzing Ecological Design’

SEABA is proud to present ‘Catalyzing Ecological Design’ during the month of November.  With a series of talks, discussions, exhibits, and Pine Street Corridor Charrette designed to engage the community in creating place from space with a focus on ecology & design.  All locations at the SEABA Gallery at 404 Pine Street

November 7th – O65734_10152797138589795_1614265741944073711_npening Reception of the ‘Third Landscape’ exhibit and ‘Living Place’ Design Competition Panels from 5-8pm

November 14th – 5-8pm. Reception and talk by UVM Naturalist Walter Poleman on “Place-based Ecological Literacy and Design,” followed by an Introduction to the Design Charrette by Architect Diane Elliott Gayer.

November 15-16 – Pine Street Corridor and watershed design charrette.  Work sessions and presentations by Bruce Seifer, Economic Development Guru and Megan Moir, City Stormwater Engineer. Saturday 8:30-5:30pm.  Sunday 8:30-12:30pm.

November 21st – 5-8pm. Reception and talk by Ecologist Dr. John Todd of Ocean Arks International “Ecological Design In the Urban Environment: Recent Projects.” ***Dr. Todd’s numerous honors include the 2008 Buckminster Fuller Award for the best idea to help save the planet; His work was recognized in the “Genius Issue” of Esquire and he was profiled as one of top 35 inventors in “Inventing Modern America” by David Brown. In 1999 Time Magazine presented him with their “Hero of the Planet Award.”

Sponsored by EDC-UVM and VDI.  Please contact vtdesign@sover.net for more information

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