Climate Adaptation

Northampton will be creating a climate adaptation plan, to be completed in 2017. 

The process began with a community conversation and six person expert national AIA Sustainable Design Assessment Team to help us create a framework for a future climate adaptation plan:
SDAT 9.30.2015 presentation
Northampton Climate Adaptation and Mitigation SDAT report
Climate Adaptation with stakeholder

Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) Roster Sept. 28-30th, 2015

  • Tom Liebel, FAIA, NCARB, LEED Fellow, Baltimore, Team Leader
  • Rachel Gregg, MMA – Climate Science, EcoAdapt, Seattle
  • Steve Benz, PE, Hon. ASLA, LEED Fellow, SITE Green Solutions, Massachusetts – Green Infrastructure
  • Anders Rydaker - Energy, Ever-Green Energy.  
  • Thomas Laging, FAIA, NCARB – Urban Design, University of Nebraska
  • Judy Shaw, Ph.D., PP/AICP – Environmental Planning, Rutgers University