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DESIGN 221: Water in Architecture

Learning Objectives

  • Generate creativity with sample designs, construction and technical details.
  • Identify how to create a successful collaboration between water designer and architect.
  • Define the water feature consultant’s role and where their expertise should start and stop.
  • Discuss how to build a design team and a construction team.


Helena Arahuete will explain how her architecture firm, Lautner Associates, developed design and construction teams to develop unique and complicated projects. The success of those projects was the result of detailed coordination and collaboration with a multitude of experts, including hydraulic and structural trades specific to the water features.

Time/ Credits

2:00 hrs

Instructor Helena Arahuete, NCARB

Helena Arahuete, NCARB