Within the context of increased wildfire vulnerability in both Australia and California, this session will examine ways each builds resilience within communities vulnerable to wildfire. Through both theoretical and practice-based lenses, the panel will discuss topics ranging between social capital, stewardship and management practices, WUI policies, insurance, and infrastructure.
Climate change has created increasingly volatile water that may overwhelm our stormwater systems. As a response to this threat, site design can create advantageous opportunities, from strengthening sustainability to improving social welfare. This panel explores designing for a changing climate through four projects of varying scale and geographic context.
The GBCI course ID for this course is 0920023417, providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.
How can landscape architects broaden their knowledge and prepare to lead climate change migration projects? Learn how diverse practitioners work collaboratively to challenge and deepen the integrity of climate-induced relocation as they reflect on their work with residents in resettling the Isle de Jean Charles community in southern Louisiana.
Urban heat islands, extreme heat events, and climate change are exacerbating high temperatures on urban sites. To design for outdoor thermal comfort increasingly requires an understanding of region, heat generation at different scales, and barriers to shade creation. Join researchers from three firms to explore analyses, mitigation, and adaptation strategies.