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Nearly four years ago, Hurricane Sandy barreled up the New Jersey coast, leaving communities both along the shore and inland decimated in her wake. In the Delaware Bayshore area in Cumberland County, many small towns were flooded by the storm surge. Among them was Greenwich Township, where dikes built in the 1600s to protect its village and farms and already breached were significantly worsened by the hurricane. Also greatly affected was the ecosystem just behind the dikes, which plays a vital role in both the local environment and economy. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of NJIT's Center for Resilient Design, provided closing remarks on a panel session during the 2016 Federal Alliance for Safe Homes Conference in Orlando, Florida. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design hosted a one-day workshop on how to use concrete to make single-family homes more resilient and sustainable. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design (CRD) will participate in a project to build a resilient, energy efficient and sustainable new home. >>
NJIT's Center for Resilient Design recently co-convened the first New Jersey Urban Mayors Academy on Resilient Design and Mitigation. >>
Deane Evans, executive director of NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge, recently served on the jury for the second annual Race to Zero Student Design Competition. >>
The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council honored NJIT with a 2014 Beyond Green Merit Award. >>
NJIT alum Jason Kliwinski led an informative two-hour presentation at the College of Architecture and Design about the linkages between climate and weather and the effects of global warming. >>
NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge (CBK) and the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation (CBEI) have launched an initiative that can significantly cut costs for energy and water wasted due to building inefficiencies. >>
Deane Evans, Executive Director of NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge, delivered a presentation on architecture and building science research in the U.S. on May 23, 2014 to architectural faculty and students at Dali University in Dali, China.  >>
NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge will host "Life Beyond School: Creative Options for Meaningful Activities After Education" on June 28, 2-5 p.m. in Weston Hall.  >>