Posts tagged resiliency
ATLANTA SET TO HOST TWO MAJOR URBAN RESILIENCE CONFERENCES IN LATE MARCH

Atlanta is currently a booming city, and home to the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the US. But as the population and economy grows, the city is also looking to reinvent itself from a sustainability standpoint. In 2016, Atlanta was named one of the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities, which provides extra resources to develop and implement a robust resiliency strategy. This year, during the last week of March, the city will play host to two major conferences focussing on urban resilience. 

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SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES ARE ON THE HORIZON

Two weekends ago, I was honored to attend the 2017 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Conference in Los Angeles. I was delightfully surprised at how many education sessions were focused on the intersection of landscape architecture, sustainability, and resiliency. The sheer number of education sessions in total was also encouraging. There are so many professionals in landscape architecture and related fields who want to teach others about something new and/or innovative.

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