Project name: Resilient Planning at Multiple Scales: Puerto Rico
Project location: Puerto Rico
Firm name: Perkins&Will
Jury comments: The ambitious framework of this project resulted from a thoughtful community process and an investigation of social, environmental, and economic resilience factors at a number of scales. It analyzes the current state of Toa Baja within the context of Puerto Rico and identifies its vulnerabilities in order to propose pathways to move forward, and offers online tools and resources for the community to do just that.
Client: Autonomous Municipality of Toa Baja
Consultants: Álvarez-Díaz & Villalón Architecture and Interiors; DesignED4Resilience; Elio Martinez Joffre, Social Architecture Studio, School of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico; Enterprise Community Partners; MercyCorps Puerto Rico; MIT Urban Risk Lab; NASA Develop; Moffatt & Nichol; ReImagina; SGH; WSP