Building a Green Infrastructure
Underfunded infrastructure, outdated management approaches, the pressures of urbanization, and changes in our climate are presenting significant challenges for the management of water and other vital resources. A fundamental shift is needed from traditional, heavily engineered and segregated approaches to systems that work with nature and provide multiple benefits. What are the prospects for green infrastructure? The Assembly will examine the challenges and opportunities for innovative approaches to environmental management in metro areas.
Moderator: James S. Polshek, Senior Design Counsel, Polshek Partnership Architects LLP, RPA Board Member
David J. Burney, Commissioner, New York City Department of Design and Construction
Helena Durst, Assistant Vice President, The Durst Organization
Caswell F. Holloway, Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Jeffrey Raven, Director, Sustainability + Urban Design, The Louis Berger Group, Inc.
Guy Nordenson, Partner, Guy Nordenson & Associates