Some things just aren’t big enough in print or pdf! In this short slide show we offer a sample of the richness of the renderings, big ideas, and technical thinking emerging from the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge. From hyper-creeks to treatment marshes to accretion gardens, this slide show also gives you a look at a few things buried in the final reports.

Resilient Designs and Details for Nine Sites Around San Francisco Bay Previewing the places, landscape scale visions, and technical innovations of the 2017-2018 Resilient by Design|Bay Area Challenge. An on-screen companion to the June 2018 special issue of ESTUARY News. Nine Target Sites for Resilient by Design Challenge (and new site for BCDC-ART assessment). Map: Amber Manfree North Richmond Home Ecology and Equity RbD Home Team Vision for a new horizontal levee, North Richmond, RbD Home Team Diagram of urban canopy as air and water filter, North Richmond, RbD Home Team RbD Public Sediment Mobilizing Sediment Alameda Creek San Rafael Canal Elevating City & Canal RbD Bionic Coastal adaptation techniques combine with property acquisition, retreat to elevation, and infrastructure repositioning in San Rafael. Art: Bionic South Bay RbD Field Operations Spreading Sponge Sunnyvale sponge. Art: Field Ops Soil and land swaps enhance sponge effect. Art: Field Ops North Bay Grand Bayway RbD Common Ground Reconsidering the North Bay as the region’s ecological park, in the Olmstead tradition. Art: Common Ground Typical hyper accretion gardens showing multiple sediment structures used for accreting sediment,monitoring, small scale agriculture, and public access. Art: Common Ground San Leandro Bay Estuary Commons RbD All Bay Collective Using the Estuary and it’s tributaries as a common connection for design, planning and sea level rise adaptation. Art: ABC Floating tidal city, Oakland. Art: ABC Islais Creek Hyper-Creek RbD Big+ONE+Sherwood Living levee along Islais Creek. Art: B+O+S Toolkit for transforming Islais Creek. Art: B+O+S Marin City People’s Plan RbD P+SET Caption Text1 Bioswales along the oft-flooded Donohue Street, and conversion of a baseball field into a small stormwater detention an flood basin/bioswale. Art: P+Set Colma-South City Collect & Connect RbD HASSELL+

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