Our professional training and resources as landscape architects allow us to also make significant contributions to the recovery of communities after climate-based disasters. This session showcases a humanitarian effort spearheaded by a landscape firm that uses solar energy to provide humanitarian relief and long-term economic recovery from Hurricane Maria.
View projects through the lens of potential opportunities for social and environmental justice.
Identify skills that they already possess, and skills that they can develop, in order to be ready to provide immediate relief following a natural disaster.
Gain insight into the financial models that allow successful pairing of for-profit and non-profit disaster preparedness and disaster recovery operations.
Learn how landscape architects can play a role in connecting buildings to their sites through the energy systems.