Trump Revokes Obama Order Protecting Infrastructure Projects from Climate Impacts

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Dr. Franco Montalto, President and Principal Engineer at eDesign Dynamics, was quoted in this article in NPR’s State Impact regarding Trump’s decision to rescind Obama order requiring federal projects to consider climate change. Written by Susan Phillips. WAYNE PARRY / AP … Read More

“Science of the Living City” Seminar for Green Infrastructure

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Dr. Franco Montalto, President and Principal Engineer at eDesign Dynamics, was recently featured for the NYC Urban Field Station. Dr. Montalto spoke at the Arsenal for the “Science of the Living City” seminar series. “Reducing Water Pollution in a Dynamic World: The Critical Role of Green … Read More

ASLA New York 2016 Design Award Winners

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ASLA New York 2016 Design Award won by Siteworks, the Trust for Public Land and eDesign Dynamics for green playground design!eDesign Dynamics is honored to have worked on such a tremendous project, transforming an asphalt lot to a state-of-the-art playground … Read More

ROOFS ARE SPROUTING GREENERY

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Dr. Montalto was recently quoted in an article on Philly.com about Philadelphia’s increasing population of green roofs and their many benefits and possibilities. Across the city, the tops of buildings and parking lots are sprouting greenery like never before. The … Read More

LESSONS ON POST-RESILIENCE

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Writing from Venice, Italy, Dr. Montalto was recently featured on The Nature of Cities. He spoke on coastal resiliency, from his own experience, living in this city where dealing with flood waters (acqua alta) is a fact of life. Walking … Read More

INTERVIEW WITH URBAN OMNIBUS

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Eric Rothstein was profiled in Urban Omnibus in January 2015 in an article entitled “Mitigate, Design, Restore: A Conversation on Hydrology and Habitat.”In the interview, Mr. Rothstein discusses how he chose his line of work, some of eDesign Dynamics projects … Read More

ALLEY POND PARK IN THE NEW YORK TIMES

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The New York Times recently featured an article on Dr. Franco Montalto’s work in monitoring the ecology of Alley Pond Park and its recent inclusion in the US Forest Services Smart Forest program. The data being collected is part of … Read More

MORE RAIN THAN WE CAN HANDLE

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Dr. Franco Montalto was interviewed by reporter Stephen Nessen of WNYC for their recent NYC 2050 series exploring the impact of climate change on New York City and beyond. Mr. Nessen’s report explores the implications of, and possible solutions to … Read More

TNOC GLOBAL ROUNDTABLE

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In March, 2014, The Nature of Cities blog launched their monthly global round table seeking to have industry experts and professionals answer specific questions pertinent to the expansion and improvement of green spaces in urban environments.This month’s question, on which … Read More

QUANTIFYING GREEN ROOF BENEFITS

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Dr. Franco Montalto and his team of researchers at Drexel University were recently featured in an article in The Environmental Monitor detailing their work in quantifying the many benefits of green roofs in urban environments. The article details their work … Read More

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