The Boston Living With Water international competition sought resilient design solutions to respond to rising sea levels in Boston. Today, roughly 30 percent of Boston is within 8’ of high tide, and these areas will be at significant risk of chronic flooding within the next 50 to 100 years. emersion DESIGN led a multi-disciplinary team of practitioners to create a competition response that refocuses the design competition to the social and community fabric aspects of climate change; outlining the community engagement process and key stakeholders in the Dorchester area necessary for an engagement program to ensure communities are Thriving with Water.
Community Planning + Engagement
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