Posts Tagged "Events/Learning"

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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Changing the Climate Change Conversation

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012

  If I go to one more meeting about climate change where the audience is lectured about how urgent, enormous and unprecedented the challenge before us is, I am going to scream. That’s because these meetings are largely attended by people who already understand that the climate is changing, are deeply concerned about it, and are taking some action. We come to these meetings seeking information about how to be more effective in promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation. We want to be inspired to work together to build more resilient communities in the face of uncertainty. But...

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