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Taliesin Next & Local First Arizona For(u)m Present “Design in the Desert: Function + Form in Arid Climates”

February 13, 2019
Taliesin West

Join Local First Arizona For(u)m and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s Taliesin Next for an informative and entertaining panel discussion with leading authorities on designing for desert environments and the functional impacts of landscaping, sun, water, shade, and soil on form.

Panelists include the following, with introductions by Kimber Lanning (Founder, Local First) & Stuart Graff (President & CEO, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation) with Panel Moderator Fred Prozzillo (Vice President of Preservation, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation):

  • Cavin Costello (Principal Architect, The Ranch Mine)
  • Diane Jacobs (Principal, Holly Street Studio)
  • Jay Hicks (Principal Partner, Dig Studio)
  • Eddie Jones (Founder, Jones Studio)
  • Philip Weddle (Principal and Co-Founder, Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio)


6:30 p.m. Reception

7:00 p.m. Panel Presentations

8:00 p.m. Q&A & Post-Event Reception


$25 General Admission

20% discount for Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation members and Local First members. Proof of membership must be shown at check in.


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