I just posted (well, yesterday) a long piece at Worldchanging.com on TreePeople, Integrative Design, and “Trans-Agency Resources for Environmental and Economic Sustainability”, about ‘a hopeful signpost to the future of water, land use, and Los Angeles.’
‘Nobody’s in charge of integration,’ Lipkis concluded, ‘so we have dis-integration, and cities are disintegrating. So you need to demand this from your city. We don’t all have the skill to do integration, but the technology is there.’
‘Lipkis’ is TreePeople founder Andy Lipkis, and TREES is in the process of cutting water use in LA in half, through a brilliant application of integrative design, integrative economics and integrative politics.
Check it out.