Resiliency: The Essence of Sustainability

http://www.core77.com/blog/sustainable_design/ride_the_talk_resiliency_the_essence_of_sustainability_20583.asp

Cindy Gilbert, program director for the Sustainable Design program at Minneapolis College of Art and Design talks about resilience, the essence of sustainability. Resiliency is the ability of a system/organism/specie to recover and return to  productive stage after being exposed to stress, pressure, changes, and impact.  Gilbert highlights the need for developing adaptive capacity as individuals and in our surroundings, buildings, products, systems, economy, and so on.

Ana Maria Leal

 

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