MON-D05: Watershed Futures: Intersections of Design and Policy
Landscape architects and civic leaders are undertaking visionary projects that redefine cities’ relationships with their watersheds, but policy often fails to keep pace with the progress made through urban design. This session explores how landscape architects and their allies can influence water-related policy and effect change at a larger scale.
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Explore projects addressing watershed scale planning and design strategies. 2. Understand water scarcity and resources as part of a global dilemma and the role of landscape architects in bridging these issues. 3. Examine strategies for creating socially and environmentally resilient urbanism and policies related to water systems. 4. Discuss the role of policy leaders in urban design, planning, and landscape architecture.
Nina-Marie E.. Lister, Hon. ASLA; Jessica M.. Henson, ASLA; Billy Fleming; Mary Pat McGuire, ASLA;
American Society of Landscape Architects
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