Published on Dec 30, 2014
Boston City Council member Mike Ross emceed an event hosted by the Boston Society of Architects/AIA to explore Boston’s evolving relationship with the ocean—both in how we built up the shorelines over the past three centuries and what that means as we face present-day sea-level rise. Which low-lying areas do we need to start thinking about now? And what can we learn from neighborhoods—such as the Back Bay—that were created from historic wetlands? When designing new sites, what must be considered?