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City of Pittsburgh’s Role in a Sustainable and Resilient Economy: The Inside Scoop

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Innovation and Performance aims to transform Pittsburgh into a world-class city through the intersection of technology, sustainability, and performance. Grant Ervin, the City’s Chief Resilience Officer, leads the Department and we had the opportunity to pick his brain. How do these three approaches work together? They are mutually supportive. […]

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Why Wouldn’t a City Want to be More Flexible, Adaptable, and Resilient?

I had the privilege of attending the Build Pittsburgh conference yesterday hosted by the AIA. The theme this year was focused around resilient design.  Resilience is increasingly becoming a buzzword for Pittsburgh, and for a good reason. Pittsburgh was recently selected as one of 100 Cities to participate in the 100 Resilient Cities initiative put forth […]

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