01 October, 2017
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Resilience by Design Amman

Representing  Resilient Byblos, Sandra participated in "Resilience by Design University, " in Amman, a two days' symposium & workshop that brings academics, students and practitioners from the Middle East  to test and define elements for teaching the planning and design of resilience in Amman, Ramallah, and Byblos. 
Organized by Rebuild by Design, the event took place October 14th and 15th, 2017  at al Hussein Cultural Center, Amman and was part of the Amman Design Week, in collaboration with 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and Studio X - GSAAP / Columbia University. 
This two days' event comprised :
talks with Byblos, Amman and Ramallah Resiliency officers, 
presentations by GSAAP Urban Design faculty,
design workshop with students from different universities brainstorming solutions for complex challenges in Byblos, Amman and Ramallah ;
and a visit from the Mayor of Amman.
more on the event and workshop outcomes here.