To craft creative, innovative, and sustainable solutions for building resilient communities, through inter-disciplinary research and design collaboration.

The vision of the center is “We aspire to be the best, creative, and innovative researchers and leaders in resilient community building. Our design solutions will be aesthetic and practical, integral to our communities’ needs and sustainable. Our efforts will create a society that is strong, healthy, and secure, locally and globally, in the face of a changing climate, adept at adaptation as well as mitigation, and inspire others to do the same”.