Public space design for flooding: Facing the challenges presented by climate change adaptation

by Matos Silva Cabral, Maria (Ph.D. Dissertation)

Directors: Costa, João Pedro; Castel-Branco, Cristina

The urban phenomenon of floods is recurrent and is expected to be aggravated in the near and distant future, not only in light of climate change projections, but also if flood management approaches continue the path of “business as usual”. Facing this problem-matter, this research proposes the design of public spaces as a key component in the adaptation to current and expected urban flood events. Continue reading Public space design for flooding: Facing the challenges presented by climate change adaptation

On the w@terfront in the plataform REDIB

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REDIB (Latin American Network for Innovation and Scientific Knowledge)

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Rosa Vives new director, Department of Arts & Conservation Restoration at the University of Barcelona

April 21st. in the afternoon. By an absolute majority in the first round, Rosa Vives elected director of the new Department of Arts & Conservation-Restoration, Faculty of Fine Arts.

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