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GEO’s Mark Merkelbach and Shaoxuan Zhou discussed green stormwater infrastructure design strategies and the China Sponge City program with students from Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. Mr. Merkelbach and Professor Jeff Hou, the UW department Chair, then facilitated a conversation with the visiting landscape architecture students about the design process, role of LAs and engineers, and how the the Sponge City program is evolving.