USA: Analysis of six regional resiliency projects details implementation challenges

Photo by Flickr user George Pankewytch CC BY 2.0
Photo by Flickr user George Pankewytch CC BY 2.0

By David Giambusso

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, several federally sponsored projects sought to usher in new modes of urban design that protected against sea-level rise and re-imagined neighborhood design.

Now, the projects in New York and New Jersey, chosen through a national competition called Rebuild by Design, face challenges related to implementation, according to a new report.


The report, called "Rebuilding with Resilience," was prepared by the Georgetown Climate Center, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and Rebuild by Design — a group of advocates, architects and planners that formed to track the projects' progress.

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