Lars Watson is a mediator and peace-maker who travels to disaster areas to help the teams engaged in disaster response and recovery. Lars just spent two months in Puerto Rico where the damage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria remain widespread.
Nikos Salingaros is considered one of the top urban thinkers of all time. Host Steve Moddemeyer and Nikos talk about how ancient cities had to be energy efficient, livable and resilient. Design patterns found in ancient cities can be used to design new cities and new development as we adapt to climate change, sea level rise and new technologies in the 21st century.
Arrietta Chakos has been a driving force to help the San Francisco Bay Area to be more resilient. She started asking questions after the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989 and the answers and her response launched a career that even today continues to shape resilience thinking not only in California but across America.