07/25/2023: LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR, Sponge Cities - Designed to Flood - Second Repeat Presentation, Tuesday, July 25, 2023, 11am-1pm Eastern
- Explore the key urban issues the concept of Sponge City strives to solve for the community welfare
- Analyze the challenges and opportunities of planning, designing, constructing, and operating a Sponge City for the benefit of the community safety
- Summarize the key elements needed in practice for a Sponge City
- Through case studies, comprehend how Sponge Cities protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public and improve one’s quality of life
Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch. Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.
Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture. She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).