Sponsored by the Center for Resilient Design New Jersey Institute of Technology
Design experts and other development professionals will present ideas for (re)building in a resilient manner. Federal, state and local officials have been invited to raise questions and present viewpoints. Students and faculty are encouraged to attend.
Open to all
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
3:00pm – 5:0pm
AIA Room, Weston Hall, 3rd Floor, Newark, NJ
Topic: Resilient Designs Down the Shore
Guest Speakers: Jack Purvis, AIA-NJ President and S-DAT Team for Camp Osborn
Verity Frizzell, Feltz and Frizzell Architects
AIA-NJ President Jack Purvis, AIA, and the Sustainable Design Action Team (S-DAT) will present work from their public charrettes at Camp Osborn, Brick Township, New Jersey. Much of Camp Osborn was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, with fire ravaging the homesites after the storm surge ended. AIA-NJ provided design assistance to the residents and community to consider ways to rebuild in a more resilient manner.
Verity Frizzell, AIA, will present a number of design options to consider for homes along the Jersey Shore.
This is an interactive discussion and all are welcome.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 3-5pm Environmental Considerations of Resiliency
The New Jersey Institute of Technology has established a new Center for Resilient Design to ensure a resilient Post-Sandy recovery in New Jersey. Through applied research, experiential learning and civic engagement, NJIT provides federal, State and local leaders, businesses and residents with actionable 21st Century ready-to-build designs and expertise for recovery in areas hit by Hurricane Sandy and other disasters, saving homeowners, businesses and towns money and time. For more information, contact Tom Dallessio, Resilient Design Project Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 973.596.5872.
This Resilient Design Roundtable was made possible by a generous grant from the Verizon Foundation.