Technology, Innovation, and the Future

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Recounts and expands on the relationship of designing water to technological advances, from the aqueducts of Rome that enabled the water features of Tivoli, to the equipment and digital advances that sponsor high-tech fountains in Dubai, Las Vegas, and Macau, to advanced thinking about the promise of soft infrastructure to promote more resilient cities. This session focuses on imagining ways to build features and infrastructural systems that expand the aesthetics of water while innovatively addressing programmatic needs, client wishes, and the urban concerns of the 21st Century.
Kennett Square, PA
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Sustainable Development & Design
Technology / CADD / GIS
Health, Safety and Welfare
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Assess the role of technology and innovation in historical context as it directly correlates to water in culture and design;
Discuss the challenges of designing as it relates to balancing infrastructure and aesthetics in the 21st century;
Project future advancements in the technology and use of water in developing resilient cities
Evaluate the global case studies with a wide range of scale and perspective
Michael Lee, Professor in the History of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia;James Corner, Principal, James Corner Field Operations;Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture Program, City College of NY;James A
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