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    16 Examples of Resilient SYSTEMS, STRUCTURES, SOCIETIES

     Wet Infrastructure  A city with flood management infrastructure such as rain gardens is resilient to flooding.  Water Security  A city with a large number of buildings equipped to harvest and store rainwater is more resilient to drought. Food Security A region that ...
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    MAAD Design Applies Resilient Design Principles to H.Q. and Camp

    Resilient design is most commonly associated with disaster prone areas where buildings are designed to withstand severe storms, flooding, wildfire, and other environmental impacts brought about by natural causes, climate change, or infrastructure failures.   The Resilient Design Institute defines Resilient ...
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    Transforming Sustainable Designs into Resilient Designs

    It is hard to believe that sustainability has been the focus of innovative designs for nearly 22 years*. The run has been fulfilling and demanding, but it has me thinking what’s the next challenge or the new hurdle to overcome. ...
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    A Capable, Editable Table

    One grilled L-Section is all it takes to make furniture. Sounds like one of those fancy designer quotes, but no, that’s pretty much what this project is about. Vasyl Maletych’s Grate Module can be used in a variety of ways, ...
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    The One Suite Hotel That Can’t Be Missed

    While some hotels love to be flashy and extravagant, the newly opened One Suite Hotel located in Srebreno, Croatia takes the opposite approach. You won’t find an intricate facade outside or lavish amenities inside. Instead, the beauty and draw of ...
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    All four seasons coexist in Milan garden proposed by Carlo Ratti

    Italian architect Carlo Ratti has revealed plans for a covered garden in Milan, which would use climate-control technology to allow visitors to experience spring, summer, autumn and winter at any time of year. Carlo Ratti Associati designed The Garden of the Four Seasons to offer city-dwellers a ...
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    Graduate Xiang Guan Designs Furniture that Only Works When a Human is Present

    The objects in this furniture collection by Central Saint Martins graduate Xiang Guan can only function when they come into contact with a person. The Symbiotic Objects collection are designed to encourage users to rethink the relationship they have with the objects that surround them. Guan sees the project as a ...
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    Studio Gang’s colossal “Hive” makes its debut at the National Building Museum

    Step inside the National Building Museum’s Great Hall and you will find the Hive, a mountainous sound chamber designed by Studio Gang Architects for the Museum’s 2017 Summer Block Party. The interactive installation comprises three interconnected domed structures made from over 2,500 wound paper ...
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    A Room With a View

    You crack open a window to be kissed by the sun, and a bit of a summer breeze. Ah, perfect! Well, the Wind Pecker was designed to give you that exact feeling. Set amidst a windmill farm, the Wind Pecker ...