Tag: resilience

NJIT professor talks disaster-minded planning

NJIT College of Architecture and Design Professor Georgeen Theodore discusses the evolving role of the disaster-minded urban planner, how environmental challenges affect design — and why focusing less on the built artifact and more on the design process will help people prepare for storms in the future.

Purdue to lead multi-hazard research with $4.1 million NSF award

The National Science Foundation awarded Purdue University a five-year, $4.1 million grant by to help coordinate a national initiative aimed at minimizing damage to physical civil infrastructure.

Arup develops new benchmark for seismic construction

Arup and Jay Paul Company, a real estate firm based in San Francisco, announced that 181 Fremont (the third tallest structure in San Francisco) has achieved a REDi Gold Rating, which will make it the most resilient tall building on the West Coast of the U.S. when completed.

New UGA institute seeks solutions to major infrastructure challenges

The University of Georgia has created a research institute that will work to help communities rethink, transform and adapt their infrastructure in a time of rapid environmental and social change. The Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems will be administered by the College of Engineering.

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