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Geodesign Summit 2024 Kongjian Yu-Transforming Global Surface For Climate Resilience

LecturerKongjian Yu
10 April,2024
Sponge City and Sponge Planet
California, USA

The Geodesign Summit, organized by Esri, the world leader in Geographic Information System (GIS) software, will take place in California, United States, from April 8th to 9th, 2024. The conference will feature keynote speeches from thought leaders and innovators from around the globe, sharing their experiences in leveraging geodesign and GIS to enhance sustainability, tackle complex challenges, and contribute to future development. Dr. Kongjian Yu, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a professor at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Peking University, will deliver a keynote speech.

Lecture Schedule:

April 10, 2024 (Wednesday)

00:45-01:45 AM (Beijing Time)

Lecture Topic:

Transforming Global Surface For Climate Resilience: Sponge City and Sponge Planet

In the face of escalating climate change, it is imperative to adjust urban design and environmental strategies. Geodesign serves as a critical tool for reshaping the global landscape, fostering climate adaptability and resilience. "Sponge cities," as a classic example of transitioning from traditional gray infrastructure to nature-based solutions, strengthen our connection with nature while addressing climate challenges.

Keynote Speaker:

Kongjian Yu, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Professor at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Peking University



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