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Aug 22, 2018

Building Resilience in a Changing World

In an unpredictable world, resilient design and planning is needed for our cities and communities to endure and thrive in both the short and long-term. Having the right expertise and knowledge to generate solutions is critical to ensuring our communities are healthy, vibrant, and regenerative well into the future. Read More +

Jan 08, 2018

Why Rebuilding Will Fail

As a nearly abstract concept, climate change is so easily depersonalized. Urban planner and designer Mike Aziz knows how to change that. Read More +

Oct 04, 2017

Designing for Cultural Resilience

Resilience isn't just about preparing our communities for the effects of climate change and natural disasters. To create truly resilient communities, we must be attuned to the cultural nuances that distringuish and strengthen the places we inhabit. Read More +

Apr 21, 2017

When in Drought: A Front Lawn Experiment

Live your values and tear up your front lawn. For one landscape architect, these two ideas came together in an experiment seeking to understand how drought-tolerant plantings can help cut down on water that would otherwise be wasted on keeping traditional sod verdant. Read More +

Feb 07, 2017

Making it to 9 Million and Beyond

As New York City's booming population tests the limits of its infrastructure, manufacturing zones may be the key to successfully balancing an expanding population, long-overdue environmental remediation, and economic development. Read More +