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Mar 7, 2017
Rice Design Alliance Civic Forum Event
RDA civic forum, Resilience H2Ouston: Living in Flood Plains
Join us tomorrow night at 6 pm for the RDA civic forum, Resilience H2Ouston: Living in Flood Plains, at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion inside the McGovern Centennial Gardens at Hermann Park.
Resilience H2Ouston: Living in Flood Plains will investigate Houston’s response to living and designing in flood plains through the eyes of homeowners and professionals who wrangle with flooding for a living. Moderated by Eric Berger, certified meteorologist with Space City Weather, the forum features the following presenters:
Alisa Max, PE, Harris County Watershed Protection Group Manager
David Robinson, Houston City Council at Large Position #2
Keiji Asakura, Principal Designer, Asakura Robinson
Wesley Highfield, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Ed Wolff, President, Beth Wolff Realtors
The event is free and open to the public. Parking is also free and is in the surface parking adjacent to the Centennial Gardens. RDA Civic Forums are made possible by our 2017 Underwriters and our sponsors, including Minnette and Peter Boesel, DLR Group, Hoar Construction, Skanska USA Commercial Development, Telios, and Vaughn Construction.
The Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion is located at 1500 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX 77004.
Upcoming RDA Events:
H2Ouston, RDA’s 41st annual Architecture Tour, features homes and buildings in Houston built on flood plains. The six self-guided tour stops, selected based on demonstrated resilience to past flood events, span from construction in 1910 to 2017.
Purchase tickets here for the tour.
RDA member tickets: $25. Student tickets (with ...