Beyond Restoration: Planting Coastal Infrastructure

Part of the Climate Change Management book series (CCM)


The following research project proposes a model whereby the biological arrangement of plants in space and over time can lead to a new paradigm using the modification of coastal ecologies, to move beyond restoration, ultimately dissolving the limiting dichotomy between green and grey infrastructure.


Resilience Green infrastructure Ecology Botany Coastal landscape Planning Design 



This project was originally developed as part of SCR: Structures of Coastal Resilience, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation. With particular thanks to Michael J. Luegering for his collaboration. For team assembly, consultants and more information, see: Structures of Coastal Resilience:


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Landscape ArchitectureHarvard University Graduate School of DesignCambridgeUSA

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