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Friday, October 18 • 3:15pm - 3:40pm
Urban Water

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New York, like many cities around the world, is a city on the water. How we manage and interact with our water as a public resource for services, conservation, and recreation is critical to the city’s resilience, sustainability, and livability. This session exemplifies the rehabilitation of polluted blue spaces in New York and Mumbai for the good of the cities and their people. 

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David Maddox

Founder & Editor, The Nature of Cities
David Maddox, PhD, is committed to the effective design and management of natural resources that promote resilience, sustainability, and livability of urban communities. He is the Founder and Editor of The Nature of Cities, an essay and discussion site on cities as ecological spaces... Read More →

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P. K. Das

Architect-Activist, P. K. Das & Associates
P.K. Das is popularly known as an Architect – Activist. His priority has been to establish a very close relation between architecture and people by involving them in a participatory planning process. His wide spectrum of work includes organizing slum dwellers for better living and... Read More →
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Susannah Drake

Principal, DLANDSTUDIO Landscape Architecture/ Urban Design/Architecture
Susannah C. Drake FASLA, AIA is the founding principal of DLANDSTUDIO, an internationally recognized, award-winning multi-disciplinary design firm that reinvents and retrofits urban infrastructure to make it more ecologically productive. Projects range from strategic hybrid economic/design... Read More →
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Roland Lewis

President and CEO, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
Roland Lewis is President and CEO of the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance.  A lifetime New Yorker, Roland studied planning and law at Columbia and Rutgers Universities  After nine years as a partner at a law firm, he became Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity NYC where he... Read More →
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Jay Valgora

Principal, STUDIO V Architecture, PLLC
Jay Valgora is an architect, urbanist, and designer.  His practice, STUDIO V Architecture, focuses on provocative and diverse designs at a wide range of scales from buildings to entire communities.  He is known for his work in reconciling contemporary architectural design with the... Read More →

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