Water-Conserving Design

MIT Better World features Water-Conserving Design: "For the past several years, James Wescoat, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Architecture and co-director of the Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism, has collaborated on this nexus of water, food, and energy with Afreen Siddiqi ’99, SM ’01, PhD ’06, a research scientist in MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. With funding from the MIT Energy Initiative as well as the Tata Center for Technology, they are creating a framework for quantifying energy usage associated with water and food production, as well as evaluating alternative solutions and environmental impact..." More.

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