AIA College of Fellows Awards 2015 Latrobe Prize to Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute for ‘Drylands Resilience Initiative’ $100,000 Award Will Fund Development and Testing of Proprietary Design Tool that Supports Water-Challenged Communities to Capture Stormwater Resources BURBANK, Calif. (... More
Frances Anderton of KCRW's Design and Architecture got us to open up---about zoning code, digital modeling tools, climate-resilient city design, and the origin of our passions. Mostly a look ahead, and a quick look back, from the perspective of ALI's co-director, Hadley Arnold. Read the article... More
Monterey Design Conference (MDC) brings together leading architects and design thinkers for a weekend of exchange in an extraordinary setting: the landscapes of coastal California and the architecture of Julia Morgan. ALI is honored to be part of the 2015 line-up. Drylands Resilience Initiative: An... More
Lots of Angelenos wants to know what they can do to prepare for El Niño. How do I make sure my hillside is safe or my street won't flood, for example? In addition to protecting property from flood damage, there's a long-term water supply benefit to preparing for El Niño, this one or future El Niños... More
Connect the Dots | Van Nuys _ February 20, 2016: Photos from a day-long community design workshop and Great Street Celebration. All photos by Scott Arnold, SRA Photo, Denver, CO Read about the event here .More
Drylands Resilience Initiative team members will share Hazel, a new digital tool to support and accelerate water-smart planning and design in drylands. How it works, what it measures, case study application, broader implications. Joint presentation by Hadley Arnold/ALI; Leigh Christy/Perkins+Will;... More
Members of the AIA College of Fellows 2015 Latrobe Prize team will present progress on Hazel, a new digital modelling tool for water-smart planning and design in drylands. Peter Arnold of ALI, Rowan Roderick-Jones of Arup, and Johh Haymaker of Perkins+Will will discuss how hazel works, what it... More
Stormwater will form an important part of LA's future water portfolio. Current city and county stormwater capture plans focus on stormwater reclamation from publicly-owned land. However, hundreds of square miles of private property that will yeild tens of thousands of acre-feet of runoff remain... More
A changing climate means a changing water cycle. How will arid and semi arid cities adapt? How will new tools and design methods maximize the recovery and re-use of urban runoff, enhancing city's public spaces while meeting water supply and climate objectives? Our team is delighted to be part of... More
ALI is honored to be included in By the People: Designing a Better America , opening at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum this fall. Featuring work that addresses entrenched environmental, social, and economic issues, By the People is "an exhibition of sixty collaborative design projects... More