Principal Oehme, van Sweden | OvS Washington, District of Columbia
With increased levels of droughts, sea-level rise, and storms, landscape architects practicing across desert, mountain, and coastline environments face ever-increasing pressures to innovate—even at the residential garden scale. Three leading practitioners will highlight projects and ideas that address needs, lead change, and guide communities towards resiliency.
Examine the contemporary climate issues facing each region, and how issues are interconnected across regions.
Explore ideas and strategies from recent progressive works of residential design that have informed work in other market sectors.
Identify strategies for how your projects can influence community policy and public perception of an idealized landscape.
Understand how these realities are being communicated with clients, collaborators, and community leaders to create a dialogue on how to affect greater change.