Conference: “Landscape Infrastructure” – Closing Roundtable

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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