Cities and Water
After the Storm: Climate Change and Public Works
The accelerating crisis of climate change suggests a newly intensified political agenda for design activism.
Emergent Shorelands of the Great Lakes
Dramatic fluctuations at the water’s edge create zones of opportunity for landscape designers and planners.
Landscape designers are pioneering new ways to regenerate urban waterfronts. Projects by Field Operations, Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha, and Stoss: Landscape Urbanism.
A bold proposal by a team of Chicago urban designers for how cities can ensure the availability of an increasingly scarce resource.
Learning from New Orleans, or why we really need a new New Deal.
On the Water
As the planet warms, rising seas will endanger coastal communities. In 2008, an interdisciplinary team proposed a set of adaptive strategies to protect New York.