Cities are experiencing their rivers as a threat because of flooding, pollution, and land subsidence. Urban nature-based solutions, however, help ensure that water is a competitive advantage. This session offers insight into challenges, successes, and failures of landscape interventions aimed at flood protection in the city of Rotterdam.
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Gain insight in the functioning of urban water management and the link to design and planning. 2. Learn about urban Nature-based solutions and the integration of its multiple benefits into design, e.g. recreation, education. 3. Learn about tools to build a successful urban water strategy by integrating design and engineering. 4. Understand opportunities and constraints as determined by government, business, and community stakeholders, organizations and socio-economic contexts.
Lena Niel; Han Dijk; Tim van de Staaij; ;
American Society of Landscape Architects