Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
This coming November (12-15) the Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research will be hosting for the fourth time the Drylands Deserts and Desertification Conference (DDDC) under the umbrella of Implementing Rio+20 for Drylands and Desertification:
We would like to invite you to submit abstracts of papers to be presented at the Workshop, as well as nominate candidates for the Award who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to desert architecture through their research, academic, design and planning, educational and other related work. Previous Award recipients were Prof. Baruch Givoni (2008), and Arch. Prof. Arvind Krishan (2010). Candidacy should be submitted with a one-page brief of the candidate and their work, including their contact details and relevant site URLs. The award includes a modest prize and the recipient is expected to present his or her work at the conference. Abstracts and candidacy briefs should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 31, 2012.