WRA Supports BionicTeam in Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge

WRA, Inc. is honored to be part of the BionicTeam, a consortium of experts led by San Francisco-based landscape architecture and urban design firm Bionic, selected as one of the top 10 teams in the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge.

The Challenge will form partnerships between the public and private sectors to develop community-based solutions for projects that encompass innovative resilience and sustainability and strengthen local communities. This collaborative design challenge was inspired by the Rebuild by Design competition in New York that was an integral part of the rebuilding process following Hurricane Sandy.

The BionicTeam members include: Bionic Landscape; WXY; PennDesign; Michael Yarne; Enterprise Community Partners; Moffatt & Nichol; WRA, Inc.; RMA; Romberg Tiburon Center, SFSU; BAYCAT; Studio for Urban Projects; Ball + Winter; Keyser Marston Associates.

WRA will provide natural resource and environmental regulatory expertise to the team. The firm’s experience includes a robust portfolio of work for waterfront redevelopment, infrastructure improvements, habitat restoration, sea level rise, and public access for projects along the San Francisco Bay waterfront. This experience will lend the BionicTeam a unique perspective of the delicate balance between the region’s growing economic vitality with the protection of the natural environment while informing solutions to improve resiliency.

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