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Conference: "Landscape Infrastructure" - Redefining Infrastructure


A two-day symposium exploring the future of infrastructure and urbanization beyond the dogma of civil engineering and transportation planning. Presentations and panel discussions focus on the growing agency of ecology to propose responsive strategies that address the predominant challenges facing urban economies today including climate dynamics, carbon and nitrogen accumulation, population mobilities, and resource economies. Drawing from an array of interrelated disciplines and practices, guest speakers include: Kate Ascher, Happold Consulting Public Works: The Subterranean Anatomy of a City Sabine Barles, Université Paris 1, UMR Géographie-Cités The Nitrogen Question: Urban metabolism and the making of urban landscape, 19th--21st century Liz Barry, PLOTS - Public Laboratory for Open Technology & Science Citizen Cartographies Erle Ellis, Geography & Environmental Systems, UMBC The Anthromes Project Wendi Goldsmith, The Bioengineering Group Ecological Enterprise Leadership Jo Guldi, Harvard Society of Fellows The Infrastructure State Kevin S. Holden, US Army Corps of Engineers Watershed Economics & Floodplain Politics Peter del Tredici, Arnold Arboretum - GSD Plants as Megastructure Christophe Girot, ETH Zurich Degrees of Precision Eduardo Rico & Enriqueta Llabres, ARUP - Relational Urbanism Urban Processes & Relational Modelling Todd Shallat, Center for Idaho History and Politics, BSU Building Infrastructure: Water, Science & Technology and the rise of the US Army Corps of Engineers Kevin Shanley & Ying-Yu Hung, SWA - I.R.I.S. Building Soft Dirk Sijmons, TU Delft, HNS Landschapsarchitecten The Metabolic Landscape Rosalind Williams, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Infrastructure as Lived Experience Dawn Wright, ESRI Chief Scientist & Oceanographer Geodesigning Coastal and Ocean Space

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