27 Sep '13, 7pm

@UNHABITAT Day coming up Oct 4th. Our own Alex Wilson to speak in New York. #resilience

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, the Center for Resilient Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology, and the American Institute Architects New York join to host a high-level discussion, which will cover key developments in the area of resilient design. In the years leading to the HABITAT III Conference, and the post 2015 development agenda solutions will be sought for the challenges, in an era of ever increasing urbanization and disasters that impact urban areas. This event will bring together highlevel experts and representatives from national and local governments, non-governmental organizations, institutes, foundations and industry, who will present case studies from around the world that respond to natural disasters and identify the resilient design challenges and opportunities that cities migh...

Full article: http://www2.buildinggreen.com/speakers-bureau/event/resil...

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