Beyond dots on a map

Design for Resilience is a consultancy firm specializing in creating resilient solutions for a wide range of sectors including architecture, urban planning, infrastructure, and disaster management. Our services are tailored to address the complex challenges posed by climate change, natural disasters, and other disruptions, ensuring that our clients' projects are not only sustainable but also able to withstand and adapt to unforeseen circumstances.

  • Resilient Design Consulting: We provide expert guidance on incorporating resilience principles into the design process, from initial concept development to final implementation. This includes risk assessments, vulnerability analyses, and the integration of resilient strategies such as green infrastructure, passive design, and flexible building systems.
  • Urban Resilience Planning: Our team works with municipalities, regional authorities, and community stakeholders to develop comprehensive resilience plans for cities and urban areas. This involves assessing vulnerabilities, identifying critical infrastructure, and designing strategies to enhance resilience at the neighborhood, citywide, and regional scales.
  • Infrastructure Resilience Assessment: We conduct thorough evaluations of existing infrastructure systems to identify vulnerabilities and recommend measures to enhance resilience. This includes transportation networks, water and wastewater systems, energy grids, and telecommunications infrastructure.
  • Disaster Preparedness and Response: Design for Resilience offers tailored solutions to help organizations prepare for and respond to disasters and emergencies. This includes developing emergency response plans, conducting training exercises, and implementing strategies to minimize disruption and maximize recovery.
  • Climate Adaptation Strategies: We assist clients in developing climate adaptation strategies to address the impacts of climate change on their operations and assets. This may involve assessing future climate risks, identifying adaptation measures, and integrating resilience into long-term planning and decision-making processes.

Through our holistic approach to resilience, Design for Resilience helps clients navigate uncertainty and build a more sustainable, adaptable future.

Projects and Countries


World Bank
Banco Interamericano
Environment Agency
Italian Cooperation