Thursday, July 03, 2008

Design for Rising Sea Levels

by Kristina Hill and Jonathan Barnett

"As far as we can tell, most designers and planners aren’t thinking seriously about climate change in the U.S. unless they work closely with the insurance industry, which is dropping tens of thousands of East Coast customers and raising rates on the rest, in part as a result of climate predictions. Ecologists all over the world also know that it’s a very big deal. The World Bank knows. But building and landscape architects, engineers, and planners don’t seem to have connected the dots."

Open Mike
10th Anniversary Issue
Number 27, Fall 2007/Winter 2008

Read the article: HERE

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