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.
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
"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"
Dilip da Cunha; Alpa Nawre, ASLA; Geeta Mehta, AIA; Kate Orff, ASLA;
American Society of Landscape Architects