Landscape + Planning + Urbanism
MIT is taking a multi-faceted and interdisciplinary approach to the challenge of planning, designing and building for a climate resilient future. At the intersection of campus and city, research and practice, MIT relies on academic partners to help define the site-specific climate hazards that put the MIT campus at risk, today and in the future. The impact of significant climate events is then translated into a risk management framework, which allows unconventional partners such as insurers to collaborate with MIT to manage the risk to our built assets. Finally, we collaborate with City and academic partners to manage the uncertainty of climate risks, and take specific planning and design measures for site and landscape projects, existing building renovations, and new construction. This presentation will discuss the various lenses through which MIT is approaching the challenge of planning for climate resiliency.