THE FUTURE OF WATER
Water Ecology - Sustainability
Water is life
Its the briny broth of our origins, the pounding circulatory system of the world. We stake our civilizations on
the coasts and mighty rivers. Our deepest dread is having too little or too mu
Sustainable Community Design
New Town Planning
Housing Basic Needs
Environment to transmit
Sense of place or
1.Why do we care.?
Knowledge is power.
Information is not knowledge.
There is a profound difference between information and meaning.
2.G.I.S=Geographic Information System
G.I.S is a computer-based system that permits a user to take information about
Matrix heterogeneous mass with
small elements imbedded (broad
Natural Landscape without
significant human impact
Managed Landscape native
species managed and harvested
Cultivated scattered villages
Changing attitudes toward nature:
From I/Thou to I/It
Fear and longing for security, personal relationship with
nature, dependent for daily existence
Growing self confidence, increased intelligence, working
with natural rythms of nature
David Pijawka, Ph
School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Plannin
Arizona State Universi
Concepts and Definitions
Sustainable Cities PUP 190/SOS 111
What is Sustainability?
Meeting the Needs of Future Generations
ALA 102: Landscapes and Sustainability
Theories, Definitions and Societal Relevance
What is landscape?
What is landscape architecture?
What do landscape architects do?
How does landscape relate to sustainability?
A tract of land with it
Key Principles structure, function, change
relationships among distinctive
Function interaction between
Change alteration of the
structure and function over
Landscape a scientific