Resilient by Design Challenge
Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge is a collaborative research and design project that brings together local residents, public officials and local, national and international experts to develop innovative solutions to the issues brought on by climate change that our region faces today.
In a yearlong challenge, teams of engineers, architects, designers and other experts will work alongside community members to identify critical areas throughout the Bay Area and propose exciting, new, community-based solutions that will strengthen our region’s resilience to sea level rise, severe storms, flooding and earthquakes.
The result will be 10 new implementable projects that offer an imaginative and collaborative approach to resilience. By seizing the critical need to address climate change as an opportunity to bring about a stronger, safer Bay, we are protecting shoreline communities and preparing for the local challenges brought on by sea level rise.
Resilient by Design, Shore Up Marin, Marin City Community Services District and County of Marin invite you to an evening reception. Meet and mingle with the 10 teams selected for the Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge, your friends and your neighbors.
This is a great opportunity to informally ask internationally recognized experts your questions about climate adaptation, sea level rise, flooding, etc., and to share your vision for a Marin that has successfully adapted to sea level rise.
Light buffet dinner will be served. Learn about games used to envision solutions to sea level rise and climate impacts from their creators, including Marin County’s Game of Floods and others.
Click HERE to RSVP.
Every two years, the San Francisco Estuary Partnership brings a focus on the management and ecological health of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary. The State of the Estuary Conference showcases the latest information about the estuary’s changing watersheds, impacts from major stressors, recovery programs for species and habitats, and emerging challenges.
Henk Ovink, one of our Resilient by Design jurors, is a plenary speaker and members of our Executive Board and Research Advisory Committee will also be speaking.
Online registration ends October 2, 2017. Register here!
This special edition of the Metro Talks series will feature three design experts participating in the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge, a collaborative research and design project to help make the Bay Area more resilient to the impacts of climate change including sea level rise and flooding.
RECEPTION 5:30pm - 6pm, Atrium; TALK / Q&A 6pm - 7:30pm, Yerba Buena Room
Save the Date: A Fabulous RISeR SF Bay Project WEBINAR
Mark Stacey (Berkeley) — Exciting new findings for SF Bay — regional impacts of local actions
Mark Lubell (Davis) — The Governance Gap plus new Bay Area polling data
Patrick Barnard (USGS) — The Very Latest Science News on sea level rise
More information coming soon.
SAVE THE DATE: Design Opportunities Public Presentation
This fall, our Design Team cohort will be touring different sites around the Bay shoreline. They will learn about current projects and challenges as well as potential sites to use in the Challenge. Our Design Team cohort will then prepare 3-5 Design Opportunities and publicly present them on November 15th. Join us to learn more about the Design Opportunities and how Teams are synthesizing information garnered during the research phase into innovative designs.