Tag Archives: Resiliency

Training Session for Coastal Rebuilding Program

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), Sandy Recovery Division is hosting a Training Session about the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) Program and Low- to Moderate-Income (LMI) Homeowner Rebuilding Program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, May 15, at the Brigantine Community Center in Brigantine, Atlantic County.
 
Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to me at [email protected] at least one day prior to the Training Session to reserve their spot and to submit any suggested questions or topics they would like addressed if time permits.

Understanding RREM & LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program

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Resilient Designs Down the Shore

njit_coadResilient Design Roundtables

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.

 

Next Roundtable:

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 [email protected] or call him at 973.596.5872.

This Resilient Design Roundtable was made possible by a generous grant from the Verizon Foundation. 

Post Sandy: the effect on the URBAN


red_eagle  AIA Regional Recovery Working Group

   AIA New York | AIA New Jersey | AIA Connecticut | AIA Rhode Island

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Newark Symposium & Workshop

Who: This event is open to anyone

When: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Where: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Weston Hall, Gallery, Newark, New Jersey

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

july9_2 As we weigh options of how to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, we are forced to address the challenges of a Post-Sandy world.  Superstorm Sandy hit 13 states including the 4 in our region. Ideally communities, public agencies, architects, engineers, planners and stakeholders are working hard to answer questions of temporality, resiliency and adaptability that will enable a rapid recovery and produce resilient communities prepared for the next storm or catastrophic event.

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Although much of the attention of the storm has been on the shore and beach communities, we have not forgotten about the many urban cities that were also devastated by the storm.  The urban city presents issues that include much higher densities of population, mixed use development, historic districts, critical and commercial buildings, and public transportation of all types.

Leaders from chapters of AIA New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island recognize that we are part of a broader network that must work together in order to produce thoughtful solutions and thorough results. Sharing best practices in resiliency, sustainability, health, safety and welfare, and the obstacles encountered along the way will aid in all of our efforts. Collectively we face 80 billion dollars in property damage, 650,000 affected buildings, displaced communities and a great degree of uncertainty.

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This program will bring together and highlight efforts from across the region and act as a regional forum to share local design and policy initiatives, applied strategies and efforts, and lessons learned; to ignite conversation; and to find creative, practical and far-reaching recovery solutions that communities can implement in their current planning processes. The symposium and workshop will focus on the cities of Newark, Jersey City and Hoboken, and will discuss specific issues with the intent of developing strategies that will be implemented by each of them as they recover and rebuild.

Please join us and take part in this regional collaboration.

Program:

Monday

7:00 pm: Opening Reception (Location T.B.D.)

A block of hotel rooms will be available at the Robert Treat Hotel for those requiring an overnight stay. 

Tuesday

8:00 am: Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 am: Opening Remarks/ Overview of the day

8:45 am: Presentation made by AIANJ/AIANY/AIACT/AIARI

9:45 am: Presentation made by NJIT and NYIT

10:00 am: Moderated Panel Discussion

10:30 am: Presentation by NJ Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness, Newark, Jersey City & Hoboken

11:30 am: Moderated Panel Discussion

12:00 pm: Lunch Break

12:30 pm: Design Workshop

4:30 pm: Pin up and Presentation

5:30 pm: Closing Comments

6:00 pm: Closing Reception

Price: Free to all attendees

CES: This event will be approved for AIA continuing education credits

Presenters:

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AIA New York, AIA New Jersey, AIA Connecticut, AIA Rhode Island, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, NJIT School of Architecture & the Center for Resilient Design (this list will be updated as we confirm additional presenters)

Organized by:

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AIA New York,  AIA New Jersey, AIA Connecticut, and AIA Rhode Island and the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee in collaboration with New Jersey Institute of Technology

Register here:

http://aians.org/aia-regional-recovery/