Gracias, Perkins+Will!

On behalf of our partners at MIT, we thank Perkins+Will for their generous sponsorship of the Techos 2019 program. “Positive change can happen when we align our knowledge, our means, and our passion.”

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ResilientSEE
Caribbean Strong: Building Resilience with Equity

This island-wide and Toa Baja analysis was shared at the Caribbean Strong: Building Resilience with Equity conference hosted by the Puerto Rico Science Trust on February 27, 2019. Yanel de Angel and Gautam Sundaram from Perkins+Will presented representing the ResilientSEE initiative.

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Yanel de Angel
Power of Good with Jake Murray [PODCAST]

ResilientSEE Founder Yanel de Angel speaks with Jake Murray of the Power of Good podcast on the ResilientSEE platform, how it was formed, and the work that it is doing. Yanel shares the platform’s interdisciplinary “S-E-E” approach to resilient design, explains the importance of a community-driven and participatory recovery process, and shares her hopes for Puerto Rico’s recovery.

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ResilientSEE
Urban Land Institute Panel Recap

Recently, nationally-renowned experts in land use, real estate, and urban planning – representing the Urban Land Institute (ULI) – convened in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. The group collaborated to provide strategic recommendations and advice to the municipality of Toa Baja on how to best improve preparedness for extreme weather events and to ensure all residents benefit from investments in resilience.

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Gautam Sundaram
Creating Resilient Communities in War and Disaster

The Syrian refugee crisis, the devastation of earthquakes, hurricanes and other natural disasters in Puerto Rico and Haiti, and the crisis of poverty and homelessness in Massachusetts have something in common: they are calling out to the design industry in a search for resilient practices.

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ResilientSEE
From the Ground Up: Grassroots Initiatives

Today’s most pressing challenges, such as climate change, social inequity, and violence, require new kinds of thinking to find effective,  radically positive solutions. Designers, who have the opportunity to span the social, environmental, and economic realms, are uniquely positioned to work together to imagine a new paradigm of problem solving.

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Yanel de Angel