About Resilient by Design

Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge is a collaborative research and design project that brings together local residents, public officials and local, national and international experts to develop innovative solutions to the issues brought on by climate change that our region faces today. 

In a yearlong challenge, teams of engineers, architects, designers and other experts will work alongside community members to identify critical areas throughout the Bay Area and propose exciting, new, community-based solutions that will strengthen our region’s resilience to sea level rise, severe storms, flooding and earthquakes. 

Design Teams have toured all nine Bay Area counties and, based on what they have learned, have begun to develop innovative design ideas to address sea level rise and resilience to climate change around the Bay Area.  Tap on the projects below to review each design opportunity. You can also watch the design teams’ public presentations in their entirety. 

If you would like to get in touch with the Resilient by Design team directly, email info@resilientbayarea.org

Team Uplift

Public Sediment


The Home Team


The Field Operations Team

Common Ground


BIG + ONE + Sherwood

The All Bay Collective