Resilient by Design offers ideas for SF Bay Area to deal with rising seas

San Francisco Chronicle: Protecting the Bay Area from sea level rise isn’t just about building seawalls. It’s a chance to reshape industry, parks and communities to fit our modern lives.

That’s according to a high-profile group of international architects, engineers and climate experts who have spent the past year developing far-reaching visions for how Bay Area waterfront communities can prepare for global warming.

As they see it, residents of San Rafael may live on floating islands. San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood could see wetlands restored against a backdrop of thriving arts, food and manufacturing districts. The North Bay’s Highway 37 would be transformed into an elevated scenic byway with an excursion train to historic ghost towns. Continue reading here>>