Climate change and habitat loss are triggering shifts in the regulation of coastal water bodies. Join us for a look “behind the renderings” to see how regulation impacts designs across the East and West coasts and hear from a bayfront regulator on policy changes that enable fill for habitat projects.
Provide a detailed “behind the rendering” analysis of how signature waterfront projects have been permitted and interpreted by regulatory agencies.
Understand the different entities responsible for regulating waterfront environments on the East and West coasts, and the constraints and opportunities of current regulatory practices.
Learn about methods used by design firms to advocate for the advancement of innovative habitat and public access strategies, and how regulators consider the approval of experimental and untested ideas.
Learn about new updates to the regulations in San Francisco Bay that remove barriers to permitting of fill for habitat projects, enabling new design opportunities and inspiring regulatory adaptation nationwide.