What Makes a City Resilient?

Collegium Seminar GEN-ST197P

 Instructor: Thaisa Way, Landscape Architecture

Contact Information: tway@uw.edu/ 206 685 2523/ office in Gould 348F

Time and Place: Wednesdays, 1:30-2:20 PM, Gould 100

Office hours: Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 PM, Gould 348


Course Overview:

With all the discussions of sustainability, climate change, globalization, and urbanization, how do we sift through to figure out what we need to do and what we can do?

  • How are our cities responding now with a majority urban community?
  • What is the future of Seattle?
  • How do build social, cultural, and environmental health?
  • What does it mean to be a resilient city?
  • What are the challenges AND the opportunities?
  • How do we measure success?

Student Exhibits:

Almadani, Abdulrahman MohammedBarnett, ThomasBi, Daniel; Eastland, Robert Grant; Kasman, Caroline AnneKnight, Megan ElizabethNewman, Laura ElizabethOros, George; Spensieri, Analise Nicole; Tsai, Anna Cecilia Tyan-Yi



Thaisa Way