Resilient By Design: Two Years Later

Throughout June and early July 2020, nearly 1000 participants from around the world tuned in to hear the Resilient by Design: Two Years Later webinar series, where we brought together experts on climate adaptation, urban design and community engagement to discuss the path from a drastically new normal to a resilient future.

And for those of you who missed it, all six installments of the webinar series are now available on our YouTube channel:

Episode One: Two Years Later – Designer Roundtable: What is this Remarkable Time We Find Ourselves In?
Moderator: Cathy J. Simon, FAIA, Architecture + Urbanism
Panelists: Claire Weisz, WXY; Josiah Cain, Sherwood Engineering; Kevin Conger, CMG; Marcel Wilson, Bionic; Veronica Rivera, Field Operations

Episode Two: Applying Local Learning to a Regional Context: Advancing Resiliency in North Richmond 
Moderator: Josh Bradt, San Francisco Estuary Partnership
Panelists: Tim Mollette-Parks, MITHUN; Princess Robinson, Urban Tilth; Juliana Gonzalez, The Watershed Project; John Steere, Contra Costa County; Andrew Clough, West County Wastewater District

Episode Three: Applying Local Learning to a Regional Context: The Role of Creeks and Natural Shoreline Solutions in Resiliency
Moderator: Amy Hutzel, State Coastal Conservancy
Panelists: John Gibbs, WRT; Gena Wirth, SCAPE; Richard Mullane, HASSELL

Episode Four: Integrating Regional-Scale Vulnerability Analysis with Community-Driven Solutions
Moderator: Kristina Hill, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design
Panelists: Marquita Price, East Oakland Collective; Khariyyah Shabazz, Higher Ground Neighborhood Development Corporation; Dana Brechwald, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)

Episode Five: Thinking Beyond the Traffic Lane: Envisioning Multi-Benefit Solutions for Major Transportation Climate Adaptation Projects 
Moderator: Ratna Amin, Deutsche Bahn Engineering & Consulting USA
Panelists: Claire Bonham-Carter, AECOM; Julio Garcia, Nuestra Casa; Erik Prince, Atlas Labs; Jessica Davenport, State Coastal Conservancy

Episode Six: Exploring a New Future: Resilient by Design 
Moderator: Rupal Sanghvi, HealthxDesign
Panelists: Eric Klinenberg, NYU Institute for Public Knowledge; Saneta deVuono-powell, Ground Works Consulting