Resilient Planning Through Collaborative Design

Aedes Architekturforum, Berlin

dynamic gallery exhibition will explore the competition’s research and results, while a one-day symposium will look at how Rebuild by Design’s innovative methods can help us develop solutions for local and regional resilience worldwide. Speakers include key figures from the competition, including design team members, research advisors, community leaders, and government officials. 

The exhibit was commissioned by Aedes Archicture Forum in collaboration with: the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington DC; Rebuild by Design, New York; Schindler, Ebikon; the Netherlands Embassy in Berlin; and Zumtobel, Dornbirn.

Location: Aedes am Pfefferberg, Christinenstr. 18-19, Berlin

Dates: December 6, 2014 – January 22, 2015

Opening: December 5, 6:30 pm. Symposium: December 6, 10.00 am

Design for Resilience: Learning from Rebuild by Design

Boston Architecture College, Boston

“Design for Resilience: Learning from Rebuild by Design” asks us to think, discuss, and take action as we consider how to better connect our people, ecology, and infrastructure for the future. What will Boston look like in 2050? What will our coastal cities look like in 2115?

Boston Architecture College is bringing Rebuild by Design to Boston “to engage and educate citizens about our own urban vulnerabilities; to showcase the power of collaborative problem solving and community engagement; and to highlight the forward-thinking work that local organizations are producing to protect us from increasing risk, intensifying storms, and rising seas.”

Location: Boston Architectural College, 320 Newbury Street, Boston

Dates: December 10, 2014 – February, 6 2015

Symposium: January, 13, details to be announced

Sink or Swim: Designing for Sea Change

Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles 

The Annenberg Space for Photography will feature the winning Rebuild by Design concepts in an exhibit exploring “the human story of resilience, from adaptation for survival to ambitious infrastructure planning, in some of the richest and poorest of the world’s coastal communities.”

The exhibit will present viewers with various human responses to the changes that sea level rise may impose upon their landscapes, diverse responses to a challenge shared by billions worldwide. 

Location: Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10, Los Angeles

Dates: December 13, 2014 – May 3, 2015

Rebuild by Design

Danish Architecture Center, Copenhagen

The Danish Architecture Center is featuring Rebuild by Design’s solutions at the same time as their large exhibition, “Rain Is Coming: How Climate Change Adaptation Can Create Better Cities.” Rebuild by Design’s innovative solutions will broaden and deepen the international perspective on ways to adapt our cities for a more resilient future.

Location: Strandgade 27B, Copenhagen

Dates: February 6, 2015 – April 19, 2015

Rebuild by Design Exhibition Reception

American Institute of Architecture, Washington, DC

Please join Robert Ivy, FAIA, CEO of AIA & Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop, ED. AIA Foundation. The exhibit will showcase the culminating work of the Rebuild by Design competition: innovative proposals for enhancing coastal resiliency that are being made into reality through $930 million in federal funds.

Location: The American Institute of Architects’ Headquarters, 1735 New York Ave NW, Washington DC

Dates: January 21, 2015

More exhibits, talks, and events are on their way. Keep up with us at RebuildbyDesign.org or on Twitter @RebuildbyDesign

Rebuild by Design gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of the Rockefeller Foundation and its development of new frontiers for planning resilience worldwide.