resiliency

The United Nations Addresses Resilient Design

Posted on January 30,2015 by AlexWilson in climate change

Wrapping up an intense month of travel, I’m just back from New York City, where I spoke last Friday at the UN World Habitat Day conference, “Resilient Design for Sustainable Urbanism.” The event was cosponsored by the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanism, AIA New York, and the NJIT Center for Resilient Design.

Gas Lines Point to a Need for Resilience

Posted on January 30,2015 by AlexWilson in Passive survivability

By now we’ve all seen the photos of houses buried in sand along the Jersey Shore, burned-out homes in Queens, and submerged subway stations in Manhattan. Those spectacular images were in the first wave of news from Superstorm Sandy last week.

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