Four Boxes in the Readymade Forest:
The Farmer, The Architect, The Landscape Architect and The Chef
Friday October 1, 6:30 PM in the atrium of Building 7
College of Environmental Design, Cal Poly Pomona

Residential Carex and Perennial Wildflower Meadow

Event Participants:
Kulapat Yantrasast, Design Director, wHY Architecture

Kyle Brown, Ph.D., ASLA, Director, John T. Lyle Center, Cal Poly Pomona
Ed Bobich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Plant Organismal Biology, Cal Poly Pomona
Orchid Black, of Pitcher Sage Design, a garden design practice specializing in California native plants, educator and native food enthusiast
Mike Brown, BioTrek Curator, Department of Biological Sciences, Cal Poly Pomona

I am privileged to be invited to speak about my design process for designing the proposed new meadow at Cal Poly Pomona’s Biotrek.

I will be in amazing company: wHY Architecture designed the first LEED Museum, the Lyle Center sets the standard for science-based sustainable systems design;  and Dr. Bobich, my former professor for California Flora (Taxonomy), will speak about the carbon implications of Lawns versus Meadows.  Mike Brown, of Biotrek, one of the most knowledgeable and creative people in ethnobotany in the region, will speak about eating native and provide a native food tasting.  I’ll be contributing Acorn-Mesquite-Cornbread to the tasting.

Yarrow, Blue-Eyed Grass and Carex in Residential Meadow

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