“Resilience” Best Match
Building Coastal Resilience
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...With the recent flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida, the discussion around building coastal resilience is not only increasingly topical, but becoming necessary to...
Progressing Towards Urban Resilience
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...Have you heard of the concept of urban resilience? Last week, 100 Resilient Cities hosted the 2017 “Urban Resilience Summit” for urban professionals around the globe to come together...
The Sustainable Urban Future of Nordic Cities
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...focus on resilience, compact development, sustainable mobility, and a low carbon economy. The sustainability success stories achieved in the Nordic countries arise at least partially out of their regional context,...
Building Living Shorelines
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...With climate change and rising sea levels, cities are making plans for coastal resilience. A key component of these plans looks at how to deal with higher water at...
A Greener Earth Day (+ Everyday)
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...Smith, Landscape Architect In this age, I think that designed resilience is the vital aim in city-making. A promising step towards this goal is seeing more civil engineers and landscape...
Making Mental Wellbeing a Priority for Generation Z
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...active resilience to mental illness especially in our cities. Our environment and the services offered by key facilities can play an important role in either causing or preventing illness. At...
Jane Jacobs & Holes in the Wall
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...face unique challenges that require distinct and targeted responses. As an integral part of urban social resilience support for the local hole in the wall is worth the effort....
Paper Bridges & Satellites
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...when folded and stacked, could have important implications for civil engineering, disaster infrastructure, and urban resilience. In fact, Pritzker-winning architect Shigeru Ban is already employing some of these techniques....
What COP21 Means to Urban Planners
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...review of key issues and opportunities for resilience, economies of scale, financing, cooperation among multiple levels of government and with the private sector. There’s a great deal of work that...
Where Cities are Going, Next
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...needs in a particular moment in time (think of mobile-phone-based car-sharing), increasing adaptability and resilience. These changes go beyond cities. They are reflections on how the world is rapidly changing...