Sasaki’s commitment to resiliency takes center stage in a recent feature in Green Building & Design (gb&d). “Sasaki is Reimagining Resiliency to Build Stronger Communities” is an in-depth look at the firm’s diverse expertise in planning and designing for a more resilient and sustainable built environment.
Sea Change: Boston, a 2014 research project, projected the impacts of sea level rise on the city if no mitigating strategies are explored.
“Resiliency,” says Sasaki principal Brie Hensold, quoted in the article, “is really the ability of a place or a community to respond to whatever is thrown at it and to bounce back stronger.”
The article parses Sasaki’s recent portfolio for strong examples of communities uniting with planners and designers to prepare for the unknown while providing for spatial needs of the present: the Chicago Riverwalk, Iowa’s Cedar Rapids Riverfront, the zero net energy (ZNE) Sbrega Health & Science Building at Bristol Community College, and others.
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