Water Artist To Give Talk At U.Va. School Of Architecture
January 17, 2002--
“Water in our Cities – A Fresh Outlook at Dangers and
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 5 p.m.
Campbell Hall, Room 153
German artist Herbert Dreiseitl, water is a powerful link between
art and the environment. At every scale, from private gardens to
public spaces, his innovative designs bring together architecture,
landscape architecture and the relationship between people, their
well-being and the environment.
founded the firm Atelier Dreiseitl in 1980, which has created water
features all over the world. His most well-known project —
the fountain in Berlin’s Potsdammer Platz — creatively
utilizes rainwater management for flushing toilets, irrigation,
floodwater protection and temperature moderation. The design includes
a one-mile, man-made urban shore-line incorporating a reed-planted
embankment, which is part of a complex biological and chemical water-cleansing
details, contact Derry Voysey at (434) 982-2921 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298