National Building Museum

Spotlight on Design: SWA - Designed Ecologies of Resilience

Monday, September 23, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Learn how the work of SWA, a Los Angeles-based landscape architecture firm with projects worldwide, enables cities to rethink their urban fabric in the face of unprecedented growth and climate change. Gerdo Aquino, FASLA, firm-wide CEO and principal, focuses on four ecologies that frame the topic of resilience, and how SWA is deploying landscape architecture to forge creative solutions at all scales, in projects that include Buffalo Bayou Park in Houston and Changsha Baxizhou Island in Changsha, China.

1.5 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.5 CM (AICP) / 1.5 PDH HSW (LA CES)

$12 Museum and ASLA Members | Free Student | $20 Non-member. 

Spotlight on Design is generously supported by the Revada Foundation of the Logan Family.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

The Museum's award-winning Shop and Firehook Café are open for one hour prior to the start of the program. Shop and Café hours are subject to change.

Overview image showing Buffalo Bayou Park's scale and relationship to the city of Houston. Copyright Jonnu Singleton/SWA. 

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