Project principal investigator and Associate Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia, and Director of the UBC Coastal Adaptation Lab.
Kees Lokman is Associate Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on design challenges related to sea level rise adaptation, water and food shortages, and the energy transition. He directs the UBC Coastal Adaptation Lab, which aims to develop novel planning, design, and policy solutions for coastal adaptation based on the co-production of knowledge among researchers, decision-makers, and Indigenous communities. This work has been funded through various agencies and municipalities, including Natural Resources Canada, the Dutch Creative Industries Fund, and the City of Vancouver. Recent and ongoing research has been published in various journals, including the Journal of Landscape Architecture, Landscape Research, New Geographies, TOPOS and the Journal of Architectural Education.