Roberto Rovira



Roberto Rovira will be presenting “The Ecological Atlas Project: Building Ecological Literacy through Art, Science & Technology” at the 2016 American Public Garden Association Annual Conference as part of the Climate Change & Sustainability track, on Friday, 10JUN2016.  The conference takes place 06-10JUN2016.

“The presentation will show the profound role that art, science, and technology play in building ecological literacy and resilience. Presented by award-winning landscape architect and educator, Roberto Rovira, it will share the compelling premise and progress of his Ecological Atlas Project. Roberto was recently recognized by the Architectural League as a 2015 Emerging Voice, one of the most coveted awards in North American Architecture, which spotlights individuals with the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism.

The conference is hosted by:  Block Botanical Gardens, Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai Resort, Fruit and Spice Park, Gifford Arboretum, Miami Beach Botanical Garden, Mounts Botanical Garden, Montgomery Botanical Center, Naples Botanical Garden, National Tropical Botanic Garden  — The Kampong, Pinecrest Gardens, USDA-ARS Subtropical, Horticultural Research Station, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Wertheim Conservatory

Among the questions at the heart of the 2016 APGA Conference are: How can we take fresh ideas and put them into positive action in our own public gardens? What small steps will help us plant for tomorrow? What big new ideas are needed to confront the challenges of our ever-changing future?

Check out the parallel Ecological Atlas Exhibit at The Kampong National Tropical Botanical Garden through 25JUN2015.