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Martha Kohen - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Martha Kohen Martha Kohen

Professor and Director of the Center for Hydro-Generated Urbanism | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Martha Kohen currently directs the Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism focused on Resiliency for the future in Florida and Puerto Rico.

Biography

Dr. Kohen has lived and worked on Architecture and Urban Planning in Uruguay and Brasil until 2003. She currently directs the Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism focused on Resiliency for the future in Florida and Puerto Rico.

Industry Expertise (4)

Architecture and Planning

Construction - Commercial

Construction - Residential

Civil Engineering

Areas of Expertise (7)

Latin American Studies

Storm Preparation

Coastal Erosion

Urban Design

Sea Level Rise

Architecture

Resiliency

Media Appearances (2)

Storm Safety

The Villages Daily Sun  online

2020-06-01

Martha Kohen, director of the University of Florida’s Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism, said she thinks more people will move to The Villages and Florida’s other inland communities as severe weather puts greater pressure on coastal cities and towns. “I see the center of the state from Orlando to Lake City increasing its population in the next few decades as a safer investment,” said Kohen.

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The House of the Future: Paul Rudolph's architectural impact

Your Observer  online

2016-07-12

Architect Martha Kohen, a professor at the University of Florida School of Architecture and a founder of the Consortium for Hydro-Generated Urbanism, notes Rudolph’s eye for livability in his design clearly considered its subtropical climate. “Like other early modernists, he achieved comfort through shade, cross-ventilation and elevated floor levels,” she says. “Rudolph’s solutions were just a little more ingenious.”

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  • English

Affiliations (1)

  • Center for Hydro-generated Urbanism focused on Resiliency : Director