Resiliency Today: Systems, Standards, and the Case for Going Broad

Appropriately sub-titled “Creating and Communicating a Critical Sector,” July’s panel discussion on marketing resilient design services was as much about framing the services themselves as it was about generating new business. A follow-up to last year’s program entitled “The 21st Century Practice: Marketing Resiliency Planning and Design,” this event asked four leading experts in resilient design to offer their insights into the practice today. Continue reading “Resiliency Today: Systems, Standards, and the Case for Going Broad”

Staying Realistic but Optimistic about Climate Change: A Conversation with Dr. Cynthia E. Rosenzweig

A group of resilient design advocates gathered on 05.18.15 for a rare opportunity to dive into the research of Dr. Cynthia E. Rosenzweig, a leader in the field of climate change for more than 20 years. Rosenzweig is a senior research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, where she heads the Climate Impacts Group. She also serves as co-chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC), an independent body that advises the city on climate risks and resiliency. In his introduction to this special guest, AIANY Interim Executive Director David Burney, FAIA, noted that Rosenzweig truly is “a champion, a wise scholar, and a brilliant woman.” Continue reading “Staying Realistic but Optimistic about Climate Change: A Conversation with Dr. Cynthia E. Rosenzweig”