FRI-D09: Water and Social Life in India: Lessons for Practice

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
Critical to advancing future resilience is the coupling of water systems with forms of social life and community-driven resource management. This session will describe the historic, culturally embedded landscape systems of rainwater capture in India and their potential to invoke new design paradigms for future urban water infrastructure.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
"1. - Learn about traditional rain water capture & access techniques such as talaab, kund, canals, stepwells



- 2. - Understand how community-driven decentralized water management can apply across cultures and empower local citizenry 3. - Examine how ""high-tech"" strategies of piped water and concrete tanks have created a cascading set of dependencies & fragility 4. - Learn how Social Capital Credits and other management incentives can apply toward environmental restoration & remediation"
Instructors
Dilip da Cunha; Alpa Nawre, ASLA; Geeta Mehta, AIA; Kate Orff, ASLA;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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