Resiliency Resources


Reports

Click the links below to view a report.

Designing with Water: Creative Solutions from Around the Globe
The Boston Harbor Association and Sasaki Associates 
August 2014

Sector Resilience Report: Water and Wastewater Systems
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis
July 22, 2014

2014 National Climate Assessment
U.S. Global Change Research Program
2014

City Resiliency Framework: City Resilience Index
The Rockefeller Foundation
Arup
April 2014

Transportation Research Circular: Critical Issues in Aviation and the Environment
Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
April 2014

Strengthening Regional Resilience: Final Report and Recommendations
National Infrastructure Advisory Council
November 21, 2013

Zoning Practice: Practice Adaptive Design
American Planning Association
November 2013

Building Coastal Resilience: Using Scenario Planning to Address Uncertainty and Change
Regional Plan Association
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
October 2013

Building Resilience in Boston: "Best Practices" for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience for Existing Buildings
Linnean Solutions
The Built Environment Coalition
The Resilient Design Institute
July 2013

The President's Climate Action Plan
Executive Office of the President
June 2013

A Pre-Event Recovery Planning Guide for Transportation
National Cooperative Highway Research Program
April 2013

Preparing for the Rising Tide
The Boston Harbor Association
February 2013

The Economics of Investing in Disaster Risk Reduction
Dr. Francis Vorhies
December 31, 2012

Adapting to Sea Level Rise: A Guide for California's Coastal Communities
University of California Santa Cruz
January 2012

National Earthquake Resilience
National Research Council of the National Academies
2011

Massachusetts Climate Change Adaptation Report
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Adaptation Advisory Committee
September 2011

A Climate of Progress
City of Boston
April 2011

Sparking Boston's Climate Revolution
Climate Action Leadership Committee
Community Advisory Committee
April 2010

Case Studies

Click the links below to view a case study.

Managed Retreat Strategies
NOAA Ocean & Coastal Resource Management

The Thames Barrier
London, England

Super-Levees
Tokyo, Japan

Room for the River Waal
Nijmegen, the Netherlands

The Commercial Corridor Resiliency Project
Building with Nature Consortium
The Netherlands

Redesigning Sandy's Battered Shore
Rebuild by Design Competition

Floating Houses in IJburg
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Floating School by NLÉ
Lagos, Nigeria

The Sand Engine
Building with Nature Consortium
The Netherlands

PlaNYC
New York City

Biloxi Model Home: Parker Residence
Designed by Brett Zamore
Architecture for Humanity

Coastal Adaptation to Sea Level Rise Tool (COAST)
Coastal Maine and New Hampshire

Cruiseport

Cruiseport Boston connects New England with premier tourist destinations along the North Atlantic, Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, and beyond.