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  • What is infrastructure?

    What is infrastructure?

    When most of us think about infrastructure, we envision the bridges, roads and network of pipes that help our communities run. However, there are all kinds of natural systems that provide support to our society, including the forests that help purify our drinking water and absorb run off to prevent flooding to the marshes that […]

  • Brian Bledsoe and Don Nelson Explore the Importance of Taking Cues from Nature

    Brian Bledsoe and Don Nelson Explore the Importance of Taking Cues from Nature

    “Infrastructure must become more resilient as the global climate changes and also more affordable in the economic and political context of a post-COVID world. We can solve this dual challenge and drive global infrastructure investment into a more sustainable direction by taking our cues from Nature,” write Brian Bledsoe and Don Nelson, along with several […]

  • IRIS selected to develop innovative approaches for resiliency at military installations

    IRIS selected to develop innovative approaches for resiliency at military installations

    The Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems (IRIS) at the University of Georgia was selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop innovative approaches for collaborating with U.S. military installations and their adjacent communities to increase resilience through Engineering With Nature and natural infrastructure solutions. With a team whose expertise cuts across engineering, environmental […]