Deputy Director City of Miami Planning Department Miami, Florida
Landscape architects must often negotiate rapidly evolving environmental and regulatory conditions, while accommodating broad and flexible programming demands. This session explores approaches to soils, stormwater, and planting design within the context of emerging urban and regional coastal management strategies to create enduring landscapes that are hydrologically adaptable and culturally vital.
Understand how to balance diverse programmatic demands with resilient site hydrology in urban park projects.
Evaluate a range of innovative approaches to soil, stormwater, and planting design in the context of contaminated urban sites, locally high water tables, and climate change.
Explore resilient planting and materials design approaches that maximize adaptability and reinforce urban identity.
Learn how cities are incorporating emerging local, state and federal climate change projections and management strategies into planning and zoning policy.