Climate change, especially in the form of sea level rise and coastal storm surges, will put new boundary conditions on designs and adaptive measures, not only near the water front, but also in other low lying areas, and for the costly below-grade infrastructure that we all take for granted in this City.
Klaus Jacob, Geophysicist, Urban Evironmental Disaster Expert, Columbia University (SIPA, EI/LDEO)
Adam Freed, Deputy Director Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning
Deborah Gans, RA, Architect, Educator and Author
Jill N. Lerner, FAIA, Principal, Kohn Pederson Fox Architects
Donald Watson, FAIA, CIP. Architect, Planner, Educator, and Author
Moderator: Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, Co-chair DfRR
Introduction: Illya Azaroff AIA, Co-chair DfRR
Where: At The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
Free for Members
$10 for Non-Members
AIA CES: 1.5 LUs | 1.5 HSW
Organized by the AIANY Chapter Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee
A program of Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2011.
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