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From Local to Global:

Examining the Different Scales of Resilient Design

Resilience encompasses concerns that are both local and global. Locally, different environments face unique sets of vulnerabilities, and solutions must be designed according to those realities. Globally, there are widespread challenges that touch society and the planet as a whole, encompassing and intertwining all of these local realities. Looking at these two frameworks that guide resilient design, the central question becomes: How do we protect communities and increase their capacity for resilience in the here and now while remaining in accordance with the broader goals for humanity, society and planetary systems of resilience? Watch Now >>

  • Gina Ford, Principal & Co-Founder, Agency Landscape + Planning
  • Russell Fortmeyer, Global Sustainability Leader, Woods Bagot
  • Ala Tannir, Architect, Curator & Curatorial Research Fellow, Heinz Architectural Center
  • Hosted by Avinash Rajagopal, Editor-in-Chief, Metropolis Magazine