Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Urban Implications of Living with Water

On October 1, ULI Boston/New England will release a dramatic report, The Urban Implications of Living with Water, which examines steps Boston and surrounding communities can take to adapt urban centers to rising seas. A copy of the report is available for download here. ULI will hold a press conference to discuss the findings and present a panel discussion starting at 8:00 am at the offices of Wilmer Hale, 60 State Street, Boston. Beginning in May, ULI assembled member teams comprised of more than 70 local architects, engineers, developers and … Read More

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The Future of Resilient Design

Sunday, September 7, 2014 ULI Perspectives The Future of Resilient Design Report A Call To Action For More Adaptable Boston By Shawn Smith Special to Banker and Tradesman Resiliency. Adaptability. The “New Normal.” The modern real estate community is alive with buzzwords. As more extreme weather and rising tides begin to impact our daily lives and built environments, it has come time to ask: What does a more resilient Boston actually look like? In August 2013, the World Bank commissioned a report, “Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities,” to … Read More

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