This special edition of the Metro Talks series featured 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. Each shared their unique professional and personal perspectives on what resilience means and why it matters. Henk Ovink, the Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of Netherlands, Rupal Sanghvi, Founder of HealthxDesign, and Cathy Simon, Fellow, American Institute of Architects, are leaders in integrating the disciplines of public health, architectural design, ecology, social equity and public sector ingenuity. They shared some stories and insights for how the Bay Area can navigate the challenges and opportunities ahead in local and regional resilience building.
Metro Talks: Three Perspectives on Resilience
Thursday, October 12, 2017