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Shared Waters: Chicago, Gary, Milwaukee & St. Louis
6:00PM Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014
Location: Lecture Hall Gallery, Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S Michigan Ave
As water connects Chicago to larger systems, it also connects the city to a network of other cities grappling with issues concerning water. Join us for an engaging evening where policy experts from Chicago, Gary, Milwaukee, and St. Louis will discuss complex water challenges and innovations in these metropolises.
Debra Shore, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago
Dean Amhaus, President and CEO, Milwaukee Water Council
Derek Hoeferlin, R.A., Assistant Professor of Architecture, Washington University, St. Louis
Daniel F. Vicari, P.E., BCEE, Executive Director, Gary Sanitary District | Gary Storm Water Management District
Iker Gil, Mas Studio and Co-Director, Chicago Expander
Joshua G. Stein, Principal, Radical Craft
This discussion on water is organized by the Chicago Expander and Joshua Stein in collaboration with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP and the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
The Chicago Expander is a research initiative and platform for critical discourse that challenges conventional boundaries and perceptions of the city, the region and its position in the world. Learn more at archeworks.org/chicagoexpander
After the City, the City is an Archeworks forum to address the future of the city accepting that the actuality of our current version of urbanity has surpassed the scale and scope of what we once considered the city. Learn more at afterthecity.org
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