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#Coastal #City Solutions: #RedHook reimagined as #resilient, #urban hub in @BASF whitepaper

Amy Patel is a Commercial Key Account Manager at BASF Corporation , a USGBC Platinum member. In 2015, USGBC participated in two events hosted by BASF’s Creator Space™ to examine paths to resilience in urban, coastal neighborhoods. Findings from those discussions were recently published in the whitepaper “Co-creating solutions for urban neighborhoods in coastal cities ." Coastal cities are on the front lines of climate change impacts. Cities such as New York are increasingly being affected by devastating storms and events that threaten natural resources, infrastructure and communities. A greater understanding of where and how communities are vulnerable to loss from coastal hazards is leading to the adoption of planning and development practices that help dictate the ability to bounce back and limit the amount of loss after damaging storms and events. In an effort to address...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/red-hook-brooklyn-reimagine...

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