RDI in the News

Presentation in NYC on January 22nd

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013

I’ll be speaking at a Green Drinks SPARK event Tuesday evening, January 22nd at The Moderns near Union Square in New York City. The topic will be “Resilient Design: The New Imperative.” Green Drinks SPARK is a networking event, so there will be plenty of time for conversations over drinks and snacks, followed by my presentation. The talk will be structured to allow plenty of interaction. Details and registration information are available at the following link:...

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Nice post about RDI at GLUMAC

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012

Resilient design is scalable. It applies to individual building systems as well as to districts, cities and regions. Like sustainable design, resilient design can be best defined by a desired outcome rather than by a set of design strategies or features. — From an excellent post about resilient design by the global engineering firm GLUMAC, which included a nice mention of Resilient Design Institute.

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RDI discussed at Greenbuild

Posted by on Nov 30, 2012

EcoHome Magazine reports on Alex Wilsons talk about RDI at the Vision 2020 session at Greenbuild

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RDI intro at Environmental Building News

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012

Alex Wilson introduced RDI at Environmental Building News: For the past seven years—ever since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast—I have devoted considerable time to the related ideas of resilience and passive survivability. I have increasingly come to believe that resilience can become a leading driver of sustainability, and I’m thrilled that BuildingGreen has helped launch the nonprofit Resilient Design Institute to advance these ideas…...

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