Lived lots of years in foreign countries–foreign cultures.
Cross-cultural are experiences in which I have been face-to-face with people and behaviours I did not understand and often did not agree.
…as opposed to multi-cultural which is theory only.
In my work as a landscape architect in those foreign countries and foreign cultures, I had to build major projects. Had to reach workable agreements in difficult cross-cultural conditions. Learned so very much from so many different people.
The links below track some of my cross-cultural journeys.
They are all HD, all less than one minute long, and they are all growing from the Empty Quarter, the Rub al Khali.
Rub al Khali Enigma: the Empty Quarter in the Arabian Peninsula, what it is.
Dreams: how to get from dreams to fiction to reality, Atlantis Dubai 2008.
Empty Quarter: transforming cross-cultural realties, harsh environments into restful shelter, Qasr al Sarab 2010.
A Golf Academy in the Empty Quarter?
That was really very interesting, Edward. You have made a terrific job to make a paradise out of a desert. Really wonderful.
In that desert landscape, the people have a shortage of water and floriferous plants.
They miss them. They want them. 🙂
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Shortage of water is the biggest problem. I would like to send a little of our daily rain to the desert.