Resiliency

5 Bold Ideas for Reinventing the Coastline After Hurricane Sandy

Rebuild by Design's innovative solutions for a future when rising sea levels reconfigure the East Coast beyond recognition.

Q4 Architects

An Ingenious Home Built to Battle Tornadoes

How to design disaster-proof places where people would actually want to live.

Reuters

Does Every City Need A Chief Resilience Officer?

The Rockefeller Foundation plans to fund positions in 100 cities worldwide.

Reuters

Practical Suggestions for Disaster Preparedness From New Yorkers

Pulley systems for delivering food in tall buildings, rainwater harvesting, and other smart ideas.

Reuters

A Vision of a Carbon-Zero Urban Future: An Interview with Alex Steffen

How the world's wealthiest cities can beat back climate change.

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New York's Sustainability Catch-22

The city's greenest asset – its subway system – also became its greatest weakness this week.