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Buying Back Nature

21 September 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: The Sky Room
2 W 13th ST
12th FL
New York
10003

Speaker: Robinson Fisher, Director of Partner For People and Place, Inc. 

Host: Christine Facella, Part-time Lecturer for Product Design

 

Buying Back Nature: How consumer driven systems can restore our damaged landscapes.

Agricultural pressures and mass consumption have contributed to loss and degradation of natural landscapes across the globe, but a growing movement to integrate human and ecological welfare has proven that these two interests are not at odds, and that consumer behavior can drive efforts of ecological restoration.

Rob Fisher shares insights of creating a system that address environmental and social concerns in Haiti, by integrating principles of ecology and design.

 

Parsons School of Design School of Constructed Environments