Principal Hargreaves Jones San Francisco, California
Urban drinking-water reservoirs are critical infrastructure and urban landmarks. Recent federal mandates are transforming open reservoirs to covered tanks. Examining projects in L.A., Philadelphia, and Baltimore, this panel examines how landscape architects can lead the reinvention of reservoir landscapes as places of cultural significance, community recreation, and living aquatic ecosystems.
Learn how to help reconnect with disenfranchised communities, build constituency through outreach and a community lead design process.
Understand how to operate within a complex regulatory environment including how Homeland Security, EPA, and US Army Corp regulations may influence the process.
Learn how to plan for long-term sustainability using innovative stormwater conveyance systems, stream daylighting, and other management practices.
Understand how to create ecological transformations through habitat features including living shorelines, floating wetlands, and meadow edges.