Design with the Desert

The Center's Co-Director Pliny Fisk is featured in a brand new book, Design with the Desert: Conservation and Sustainable Development, published in January 2013 by CRC Press.

Pliny’s chapter provides fascinating detail on creating sustainable futures for Southwestern cities and The Center’s ProtoCity Approach in the Ciudad Juarez, Mexico/El Paso, Texas Metroplex regions.  Other sections of the book include chapters related to topics of Desert Planning, Ecology in Design of Urban Systems, and Urban Sustainability. Authors include renowned experts Anthony Floyd, David Orr, Paulo Soleri, Kim Sorvig, Fritz Steiner, and many more!