After Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New York Metropolitan Area, an innovative federal program challenged design teams to weave resilience into the urban landscape.Read More
Through its innovative spirit, Rebuild by Design has established a new governmental tool for promoting resilience and demonstrates that regional concerns should inform development, design, and public policy.Read More
ULI recently supported an effort by the American Institute of Architects and McGraw Hill Construction to take the pulse of key stakeholders that have the ability to influence healthy design, construction, and operation of buildings.Read More
According to a recent National Bureau of Economic Research paper, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields Program has largely paid for itself by boosting property values since it was launched in 1995.Read More
A new report from NYU’s Furman Center underscores the challenges of retrofitting New York City’s multifamily housing stock against the threat of rising sea levels.
The ULI Urban Resilience Program will present the Building the Resilient City conference at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco on September 4 and 5.
Last December, the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Challenge announced the first 32 cities selected in the program. The second round of the challenge has just opened.
Sir Bob Parker was mayorof New Zealand’s second-largest city, Christchurch, when it was devastated by a series of violent earthquakes in 2011.
Since the launch of ULI’s Building Healthy Places Initiative a year ago, one of the most important lessons we have learned is the extent to which the work of our members influences all aspects of how well people live—in terms of both physical and mental health.
The commercial real estate industry is failing to address the consequences of the extreme weather events that are a rising threat to property values, according to a ULI Europe report.