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Friday, March 8 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Living Shorelines - Long Wharf and Seaside Village: Public Realm Benefits for All

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The Long Wharf Responsible Growth Plan aims to support the social and economic development of the Long Wharf District in New Haven, CT through its strategic focus on coastal resiliency, progressive economic strategies and community engagement. This session will demonstrate how sustainable development plans can offer big picture solutions by starting with incremental steps and incorporating on-the-ground conditions and stakeholder concerns.  How can resilience planning benefit the most vulnerable populations as well as protect regional critical infrastructure? How can resilient and sustainable design maximize public realm benefits for all?

Living Future Accreditation Credits: 2 HRS

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Jonathan Wharton

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Urban Affairs, Southern Connecticut State University
Dr. Jonathan Wharton is a resident of New Haven’s City Point neighborhood (part of the larger Hill neighborhood) and is a member of the Hill neighborhood stakeholder group that has been providing guidance to the City of New Haven throughout the Long Wharf Planning process. He is... Read More →
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Kai Starn

Senior Sustainability Consultant, Steven Winter Assoociates
I am a resident of Historic Seaside Village co-operative, located in a residential section of the South End in Bridgeport, CT. With experience in the field of urban planning, construction management, and sustainable building certifications for over 12 years, I am compelled to share... Read More →
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Aicha Woods

Asst Director of City Plan, City of New Haven
Aicha Woods has worked on major urban regeneration projects around the world, previously with Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. She has a BA from UC Berkeley and M Arch from Yale. Aicha is interested in a design informed approach to climate change adaptation.
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Eric Fang, AIA, Leed AP, AICP

Principal, Perkins Eastman
Eric Fang is a principal at Perkins Eastman and co-leads the firms planning and urban design practice area. He has led large-scale plans and designs for revitalization, redevelopment and resilience of downtowns, neighborhoods and campuses both in the U.S. and internationally. Mr... Read More →
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Hande McCaw

Senior Project Manager, GZA GeoEnvironmental
Hande McCaw provides beach and shoreline transformation and restoration, storm surge/wave/sediment transport numerical modeling expertise as well as technical modeling support, staff training and project management for GZA’s coastal hydraulics and extreme flooding practice. Ms... Read More →
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Carlos Eyzaguirre

Economic Development Officer, City of New Haven
Carlos Eyzaguirre, Economic Development Officer, City of New Haven  Carlos Eyzaguirre is an Economic Development Officer for the City of New Haven. He previously worked for the Economic Development Corporation of New Haven and The Workplace in Bridgeport. He attended University of... Read More →

Friday March 8, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm EST
Sage Bowers Auditorium Sage Hall, 205 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511
  Resilience, Community Engagement
  • AIA CEU Pending
  • GBCI CEU Self Report
  • LFA CEU 2 HRS - Self Report