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 (PDF)
Northampton Climate Adaptation and Mitigation SDAT report (PDF)

Flyer for Climate Adaptation Meeting with Stakeholders
AIA Communities by Design Logo

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