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After Hurricane Sandy
REBUILD BY DESIGN
Resilient Planning Through Collaborative Design

Saturday, 6 December 2014


A symposium on the occasion of the opening of the Aedes Network Campus exhibition "After Hurricane Sandy - REBUILD BY DESIGN - Resilient Planning Through Collaborative Design", in collaboration with The United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Washington DC; Rebuild by Design, New York; Schindler, Ebikon; The Netherlands Embassy in Berlin and Zumtobel, Dornbirn.

Part One
Welcome and Introduction

Hans-Jürgen Commerell, Director, ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory, Berlin - 00:00:00 - 00:02:00
Loek ten Hagen, Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of the Netherlands, Berlin - 00:02:50 - 00:06:32
Henk Ovink
, Principal, Rebuild by Design and Senior Advisor of the former US Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Washington DC - 00:06:37 - 00:40:08

Keynote Address
Klaus Jacob, Special Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, New York - 00:40:10 - 01:09:42
Mindy Fullilove, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, New York - 01:10:40 - 01:31:10

Rebuild by Design Projects Overview
Amy Chester
, Managing Director, Rebuild by Design, New York - 01:31:29 - 02:04:46

Part Two
Panel 1: Strategies of Resilience - Players and Processes
Introduction
Henk Ovink, Principal, Rebuild by Design and Senior Advisor of the former US Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Washington DC - 00:00:00 - 00:02:24
Matthijs Bouw
, Principal, One Architecture, Amsterdam
 - 00:02:27 - 00:09:38
Dawn Zimmer, Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey
 - 00:09:44 - 00:15:26
Damaris Reyes, Executive Director, Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES), New York
 - 00:15:29 - 00:24:50
Amy Chester, Managing Director, Rebuild by Design, New York
 - 00:24:51 - 00:33:05
Marco Kusumawijaya, Director, Rujak Center for Urban Studies, Jakarta
 - 00:33:10 - 00:43:01

Podium Discussion - 00:43:02 - 01:28:28
Moderator: Henk Ovink, Principal, Rebuild by Design and Senior Advisor of the former US Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Washington DC


Part Three

Panel 2: Strategies of Resilience - Tools and Implementation
Introduction
Henk Ovink, Principal, Rebuild by Design and Senior Advisor of the former US Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Washington DC - 00:00:00 - 00:03:05
Daniel Kerber
, Founder, morethanshelters, Berlin - 00:03:05 - 00:10:57

Georgeen Theodore, Partner, Interboro, New York
 - 00:10:58 - 00:22:29
Helmut Meyer
, Managing Director, Transsolar, Stuttgart/Paris
  - 00:22:33 - 00:26:49
Joost Schrijnen
, Spatial Management Consultant, Rotterdam
 - 00:27:12 - 00:36:08
Christoph Stroschein
, Managing Director, German Association for System Innovation (GESI), Berlin - 00:36:13 - 00:45:18

Podium Discussion - 00:45:19 - 01:28:09
Moderator: Henk Ovink, Principal, Rebuild by Design and Senior Advisor of the former US Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Washington DC

BACKGROUND
Natural disasters and their devastating aftermath are increasingly becoming a reality for many communities around the world. In October 2012, millions of people across the Northeast Coast of the United States felt the force of Hurricane Sandy. The storm covered an area more than one thousand miles in diameter and became the second most expensive natural disaster in the country’s history. The storm’s damage exposed the true physical and social costs that communities suffer in the wake of natural disasters around the world.

Rather than simply reconstruct what had existed before the storm, or rely on conventional strategies of disaster management, the scale of the devastation led to an increasing awareness that a new approach to rebuilding had to be considered, one which would increase the resilience of affected communities in preparation for a changing world.

As a response, in the spring of 2013 President Obama’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, led by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), initiated Rebuild by Design - a competition that would promote resilience through innovative planning and design - which was overseen by Henk Ovink. Rebuild by Design led ten international, interdisciplinary teams through months of intensive research and collaboration with neighborhood stakeholders throughout the Sandy-affected region. The teams have worked together in a year-long process, learning how best to help communities redevelop for long term resiliency.

After last year's symposium on ArchiAid: The Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Programme, Rebuild by Design continues an open platform to question and debate strategies of resilience and to contribute to the international, and increasingly urgent, discussion on generating new approaches for disaster management within ANCB's ongoing theme Paradise Found, Paradise Lost

In collaboration with
The Netherlands Embassy Berlin
Rebuild by Design, New York
Zumtobel, Dornbirn
Schindler, Ebikon
The PORT Technology, Ebikon



Part of the ANCB Theme:
Paradise Found, Paradise Lost



 





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