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Have you ever wondered what design ecology is or what a landscape architect does? Meet Permaculture School advisor Josiah Cain, a landscape architect with 16 years experience as an ecological design professional. He is currently Chief Design Officer at Design Ecology, a landscape architecture firm specializing green roofs, living walls, and on-site water management solutions. Below are some highlights of the services offered by Design Ecology.
In an era of resource scarcity, global climate crisis, and failing civic infrastructure, new development and infrastructure projects must be efficient, reliable, resilient, and ultimately regenerative. Natural systems are under strain to support urban populations and absorb associated downstream impacts. Design Ecology‘s interventions provide a rigorous, metric-based approach to passively attenuating human impact by reintroducing ecology and related benefits to the built environment.