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The World's Most Sought-After New Profession: 'Extreme Weather' Architect

Yasha Wallin

In recent years, natural disasters have affected cities is more extreme ways than any of us could have imagined, as demonstrated in last year's Hurricane Sandy in New York. Because of this, there has been a boom in design competitions and urban reconstruction initiatives built around climate change. There is also big money in such initiatives, giving rise to an emerging profession—the "extreme weather" architect—to tackle these larger issues.

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