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Bridging Waters Conversation Series

Bridging Waters came about as a need to talk about Water Sensitivity in a transdisciplinary way, see here:

The point of Bridging Waters is to link with whomever and whatever we deem interesting and relevant to making the city a better place to live (through the water lens, but everything is affected by water so that's fine), in an informal, comfortable conversation.

The write up for the 5 September 2017 event: "What does water mean to landscape architects"

Dates for the 2018 events:

All events are scheduled for 15:30 to 18:00, in the New Engineering Building, Upper Campus UCT. Dates are subject to change.

22 February: The Importance of Trees in Liveable Cities.

19 April: Creating a water sensitive culture (the psychology of water related behaviour change, including enjoyment (Conserve, Value, Enjoy.))

14 June: The economics of water sensitive design

23 August: What is a catchment (How do civil engineers see this, estuarine managers? ecologists? urban planners? How do their views differ?)

25 October (tentative topic) Cape Town as a Sponge City - what would it look like? A detailed visual dream at potential interventions at various scales

Event pages with specific info will be added in due course.