Seeking sustainability in coastal cities

Architecture faculty member Dan Adams participated the inaugural Sustaining Coastal Cities conference held at Northeastern on Thursday, May 23rd. The daylong conference welcomed nearly 200 guests from around the world in the Curry Student Center Ballroom and participants began a new conversation about the past, present, and future of marine systems and our place within them.

The motivation to be sustainable is still overshadowed by a sighted economy, said Adams. “The economic stream is all about consumption,” he said. “How do we change it to an economy of conservation and preservation?”

Click here to read the full article, A Sweet Spot for coastal Cities, originally posted Science & Technology in news@Northeastern.