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.
At Session 3 of Resilient Virginia’s Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy, four expert speakers will discuss utilizing green infrastructure to develop resilience.
We are pleased to announce the speakers we have lined up for the second session of our Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy. These four speakers bring years of experience and abundant knowledge about tools communities can use for resiliency planning.
We are pleased to announce the speakers we have lined up for the first session of our Spring 2022 Resiliency Academy. These four speakers bring years of experience and abundant knowledge about Innovative Financing for resiliency efforts.
Resilient Virginia representatives have been invited for a second year to participate as members of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Resiliency Sub-Workgroup that will be analyzing and discussing the resiliency aspects of proposals for the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC).
Virginia has made great strides over the last few years toward becoming a more resilient place to live, work and raise a family. In 2020 and 2021, significant state-level progress was made in the areas of coastal resiliency, flood preparedness, and building and infrastructure design.
By: Trish Porter, Marketing and Communications Director, Resilient Virginia 1/26/2022 Resilient Virginia would like to welcome Jonah Fogel as the newest member of our