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Friday, October 16 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Landscape Resilience and Changing Place LIMITED

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Both Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy resulted in floods that redefined our understanding of places we love. Recovery efforts in the northeast have borrowed heavily from the Gulf region’s rebuilding examples; as in New Orleans and elsewhere, evolving construction standards for resilience are reshaping ideas of neighborhoods in ways not fully anticipated. This seminar/workshop will highlight an often-overlooked part of the resilience puzzle – today’s cultural landscape as it is redefined by technical responses to climate change, and will raise for consideration the steps needed to maintain a sense of place at ground level.


Elizabeth J Kennedy

Principal, Elizabeth Kennedy Landscape Architect, PLLC
EKLA PLLC’s founder Elizabeth Kennedy draws on her diverse background in environmental psychology, landscape architecture, teaching and construction to lead her firm. A working principal, she is actively involved in all aspects of project development. The New York City Art Commission, New York Landmarks Conservancy, Preservation League of New York, US EPA, National Organization of Minority Architects, NY AIA, and others have recognized EKLA... Read More →

Friday October 16, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm
03 - Rhythms Sheraton Hotel
  • CEU Hours 1