MON-C04: Green Stormwater Infrastructure Redefines the Post-industrial Urban Landscape

American Society of Landscape Architects


Monday, November 9, 2015
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. CST

CM | 1.50

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Learn how the challenges of aging infrastructure have created opportunity to enhance and green the public realm. Explore how three post-industrial cities have used green stormwater infrastructure to form public/private partnerships; leverage funding; and create new parks, playgrounds, trails, urban gardens, and other public spaces. Learning Objectives - Understand the physical and financial synergies that can exist between stormwater management and public spaces. - Understand the professional and institutional partnerships that can engage the community. - Explore the challenges to successful project implementation and stewardship and techniques to overcome those challenges. - Understand the role green infrastructure plays in redefining the image of a city.