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January 05, 2017 | 80x50 InitiativeAIA New York Position Statement: Risk and Recovery
Recent changes in policy and regulations at the federal level—such as withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, and the rescinding of water pollution regulations, and the suspending of climate-sensible safeguards at the EPA, to name a few—are reversing a decades-long course of positive and protective actions in defending the quality of our national environment.September 25, 2015 | Post-Sandy InitiativeTestimony Before the City Council Committee on Recovery and Resiliency on Build it Back
Illya Azaroff, AIA, testified at the 09.25.15 oversight hearing on the Build it Back program.February 19, 2015 | Post-Sandy InitiativeAIANY Testimony Before the New York City Council Committee on Recovery and Resiliency and the Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
This oversight hearing examined the City’s Enhanced Emergency Response Plans post Superstorm Sandy. Illya Azaroff, AIA, Co-Chair, AIANY Design Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR), testified.October 01, 2014 | 80x50 InitiativeAIANY Testimony Before the New York City Council Committee on Waterfronts
This oversight hearing addressed “An Examining of the City’s Clean Waterfront Plan.” AIANY Design Risk and Reconstruction (DfRR) Committee testified.
May 25, 2015 | FitCityFitCity 10 Report
Read the report from the FitCity 10 Conference in May 2015.October 25, 2014 | FitCityFitCity 9 Report
Read the report from the FitCity 9 Conference in 2014.October 25, 2013 | FitCityFitCity 8 Report
Read the report from the FitCity 8 Conference in 2013.May 25, 2013 | Post-Sandy InitiativePost-Sandy Initiative Report
Read the full Post-Sandy Initiative reportMarch 31, 2013 | 80x50 InitiativeWhere Mitigation Meets Adaptation: An Integrated Approach to Addressing Climate Change in New York City
AIANY Committee on the Environment White Paper—Recommendations following Hurricane SandyOctober 25, 2012 | FitCityFitCity 7
Read the report from the FitCity 7 Conference in 2012.October 25, 2011 | FitCityFitCity 6
Read the report from the FitCity 6 Conference in 2011.October 25, 2010 | FitCityFitCity 5
Read the report from the FitCity 5 Conference in 2010.January 25, 2010 | FitCityActive Design Guidelines
Read the Active Design Guidelines, released in January 2010.October 25, 2009 | FitCityFitCity 4
Read the report from the FitCity 4 Conference in 2009.October 25, 2008 | FitCityFitCity 3
Read the report from the FitCity 3 conference in 2008.October 25, 2007 | FitCityFitCity 2
Read the report from the FitCity 2 Conference in 2007.