Design decisions for buildings and communities are critical to efforts to increase local and regional resiliency. Building designers — of residential, institutional, and commercial structures — should strive to incorporate passive and active survivability concepts into new and renovated structures.
Community planners and developers need to incorporate concepts that increase the capacity to maintain transportation flow, strategies to handle water management, and infrastructure approaches that will withstand a variety of risks.
On October 1st, come find our booth at Lynchburg’s Get Downtown Festival and learn more about Lynchburg Rising.
What does it mean to invest in resilience, how does a community do that, and why is it important? On September 29th, Resilient Virginia is launching our Fall 2022 Resiliency Academy with a discussion on Investing in Resilience, touching on these questions and more.
A new project, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Environmental Justice and led by Resilient Virginia, has started up this summer to assist historically underserved people in flood prone neighborhoods of Lynchburg.
At Session 4 of Resilient Virginia’s Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy, four expert speakers will give a progress report on building resiliency in transportation.
At Session 3 of Resilient Virginia’s Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy, four expert speakers will discuss utilizing green infrastructure to develop resilience.