- Environmental Design, School of
- Landscape Architecture and Horticulture
Cities throughout history have thrived or failed because of water. Every society's ability to secure its water supply, clean stormwater, and address flooding issues impacts the quality of life of its citizens and the aesthetic dimension of the urban landscape. Learn about artistic strategies for dealing with urban stormwater and how cities throughout the U.S. and the world are redesigning their streets, parks, and buildings to more effectively manage urban water resources. Discover aspects of green infrastructure that address strategies for water filtration, conveyance, and storage. The City of Philadelphia is the laboratory for the case studies and for building an understanding of artful stormwater management strategies.