Associate Professor, Associate Director FIBER School of Architecture, Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER) Gainesville, Florida
Water is reshaping communities across the world in ways that are not only physical and economic but also political, social, and cultural. This session looks at how landscape architects are addressing this expanded range of issues in vulnerable geographies from New Orleans to Haiti to Puerto Rico.
Describe examples of communities that are being transformed by water management issues.
Identify cultural and political issues related to stormwater management in communities.
Summarize the range of challenges communities face with sea-level rise and climate change, especially as it relates to water.
Examine ways to better incorporate these issues into their work.