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Kristina Hill on creative adaption in cities: Christchurch Conversations

Leading United States landscape architect Kristina Hill visited Christchurch and shares her views on the opportunity the city has to adapt to the changing global environment, particularly around climate change...Read more


Kristina Hill on creative adaption in cities: Christchurch Conversations
Kristina Hill on creative adaption in cities: Christchurch Conversations
Leading United States landscape architect Kristina Hill visited Christchurch and shares her views on the opportunity the city has to adapt to the changing global environment, particularly around climate change and sea level rise. The red zone may be part of this. Kristina's current research is urban resilience and development to enhance a city's ability to recover from disaster events. Hill also Hill discusses her recent work in the San Francisco Bay Area – a region that, like Christchurch, is challenged by a rising water table in a seismic zone.Kristina Hill is Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning and Urban Design at Berkeley in California.
Ryan Gravel on transforming cities through catalyst projects: Christchurch Conversations
Ryan Gravel on transforming cities through catalyst projects: Christchurch Conversations
Ryan Gravel is a United States urban planner, designer and author who shares his experience of how cities around the world have been transformed by catalyst projects and what this could mean for Christchurch. Ryan's student research provided the original vision for the Atlanta BeltLine, one of the most successful and inspiring urban redevelopment programmes underway in the United States. This 35 kilometre transit greenway is changing the physical form of Atlanta and the decisions people make about living there.
Rod Oram: Reinventing Paradise - the transformational power of the red zone
Rod Oram: Reinventing Paradise - the transformational power of the red zone
International business journalist Rod Oram share's his view about how Christchurch's residential red zone can transform the city and impact New Zealand and the world. Rod is adjunct professor at Auckland University of Technology and a frequent public speaker on business, economics, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.