Originators   —   A Matte Project   —  

Originators   —   A Matte Project —

Originators   —   A Matte Project   —  

Originators   —   A Matte Project   —  

Originators   —   A Matte Project —

Julia Watson

Designer, activist, and academic, Julia Watson is a leading expert on indigenous technologies. Her new book with Taschen, Lo-TEK: Design by Radical Indigenism is a bestseller and has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, Dwell, Architectural Digest, The Washington Post, Fast Company, CNN, and more. Julia teaches Urban Design at Harvard Graduate School of Design and Columbia University. She’s the Principal of Julia Watson, a landscape and urban design studio with a focus on indigenous design, and has just designed and installed the 2020 Summer Gardens for Rockefeller Center.  She’s Co-director of A Future Studio, a collective of eco-conscious designers. She has written for Topos, Landscape Architecture Frontier, ioARCH, Kerb, Seacities, Scroope, Nakhara Journal, Water Urbanisms East and co-authored ‘ A Spiritual Guide to Bali’s UNESCO World Heritage’. She is 2020 TED speaker, a fellow of Summit REALITY, Pop!tech, Christensen Fund, Charles Eliot, and the Olmsted award. Born in Australia, she travels to visit indigenous cultures and sacred sites across the globe.

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