The Water Table

2015 Graduate Colloquium

Colloquium

The Tulane School of Architecture’s graduate student government will host its 2015 Graduate Colloquium, The Water Table at Richardson Memorial Hall on March 20th beginning 5:30pm. This years panelists will include; Jessica Watts,Water Resource Engineer at CDM Smith, Jason Neville, Senior Planner NORA, Miriam Belblidia, CFM Water Works L3C, and Gaylan Williams, Senior Associate with Dana Brown & Associates. The panel will be moderated by Aron Chang, Urban designer at Waggoner & Ball Architects.

This event is free and open to the public at Richardson Memorial Hall on the Audubon Park side of campus, parking available on St. Charles and on Engineer road behind the Tulane School of Architecture. Light refreshments will be served prior to the discussion.. The event will last approximately 2 hours.

On Saturday, the 21st, there will be a “Water Resources Tour,” led by Friday Night’s Panelists of New Orleans Water resources and water management project. We will be starting the tour at Tulane City Center, 1725 Barrone Street at 10am. Transportation will be provided from the Tulane School of Architecture and Tulane City Center.

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Almost ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is moving towards a Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance that features a progressive Water Management Plan. This will make the design and implementation of a new standard of water retention required. These new developments will reduce the stress on our infrastructure. With the CZO on the horizon a community of design entrepreneurs, and educators are pooling together to develop tactical approaches design in a city shaped by water. 

The Water Table is a panel of a new generation of designers, engineers, and educators that will present on the issue of water resources and management in New Orleans.

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