Resilience

Five lessons for resilience

Resilience is commonly understood as the capacity to endure shocks and stresses. But for Lisa Dickson, Arup’s resilience leader for the Americas, this definition is too limiting. Instead, she posits,…

Sound bites: Resilience and the creation of communities

Pablo Vega-Behar, an advanced technology and research analyst in Arup's New York office, discusses the importance of resilient design beyond code requirements. He describes the REDi Rating System, which offers a framework…

Don’t call us climate refugees

The Isle de Jean Charles in Terrebonne Parish has been home for more than a century to members of southern Louisiana’s Native American tribes, a close-knit community living in ramshackle houses amid…

HUD’s resilience revolution

At first glance, Minot, North Dakota, might not look like a cauldron of resilience innovation. This modest city of about 50,000 on the Souris River is mainly known to the outside world…