A New Perspective on Green Architecture

Communities
How can we best prepare for the effects of a warming climate? With so many organizations focusing on reducing carbon emissions, Miami-based architects Andrés Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk share a new perspective that shifts our focus from green architecture to adaptive architecture.

Resilience Hubs: Equitable Resource Centers That Foster Community and Give Support During Emergencies

Communities
Renewable Energy
During times of natural disaster, an entire network of resources and people must come together to repair and rebuild essential infrastructure that allows for provision of critical services—including medical care, clean water and fresh food—all of which require a reliable and steady source of electricity. Individual entities might provide for their own backup power with generators or microgrids that continue working when shared electrical infrastructure is down. But how can communities ensure more equitable access to electricity during emergencies? Resilience hubs are one way.