CNU 20 – Too Much Water or Too Little?

CNU 20 – Too Much Water or Too Little? Using the Landscape to Advance Regional Sustainability Without Destroying Urbanism: A Florida Transect

This session will discuss the practical use of landscape techniques to advance regional sustainability in Florida and whether these techniques can be utilized without undermining urbanism. We will also discuss the landscape consequences of reasonably anticipated sea-level rise. Will the Keys disappear by 2015 or will salt-water intrusion transform the coastal life? For purposes of this session, “landscape” is broadly used to include the site, storm-water management, urban agriculture, green roofs and walls, streams, right-of-ways, parks and green infrastructure.

Jonathan Barnett, Professor of City and Regional Planning , Department of City and Regional Planning University of Pennsylvania
Stephanie Bothwell, ASLA, Principal, Urban & Landscape Design
Marcela Camblor-Cutsaimanis, Principal, Marcela Camblor & Associates
Daniel K. Slone, Esquire, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP
Lee Sobel, Real Estate Development and Finance Analyst, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation

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