Catch and Release: Coastal Resilience and Water Inundation in the Southeast

by Nicholas Bilgri

In the context of architecture and urban planning, resilience is not a product that can be specified, or a certificate that can be achieved with a checklist. Guidelines are helpful, but to achieve truly resilient communities, designers must go beyond that binding framework. Architects and urban designers are faced with the difficult task of merging the need to both withstand adversity and return to equilibrium as quickly as possible, while also taking that momentum and creating a world that can evolve through cycles of economic, environmental, and social disruption.

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