Category: Community Resilience

The genius of the London Tube map

Michael Bierut tells the story of the accidental success of one of the most famous maps in the world -- the London Tube Map.

Writing the future on World Cities Day

Urbanization is alive and growing: our cities are tipped to house an additional 2.4 billion people over the next 30 years!

Inside the New York City Data CoLab

What is a 100ResCities CoLab? What are the goals of this week’s convening in NYC? What does data have to do with building resilience?

Slum tourism, ethics and local economic development

In this lecture, the ethical debate regarding the place of tourism in modern cities is framed using a facilitated bottom-up sustainable city governance perspective to balance the interests of different city actors.

Greater Manchester’s journey from Emergency Preparedness to Resilience

The efforts to foster resilience in Greater Manchester build on many years of work to address ongoing challenges faced by the area.

Can India’s Amaravati become the next sustainable city?

In south-east India, 217 square kilometers of farmland along the Krishna River are being transformed into a city billed as an urban utopia.

Mexico Beach is ‘wiped out’ by Hurricane Michael as other Florida cities are smashed

What used to be a gorgeous beachfront city now looks like an apocalyptic mess after Hurricane Michael shredded Mexico Beach, Florida.

World Mental Health Day 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018 is observed on October 10 across the world. This year, the theme of World Mental Health Day is young people and mental health in a changing world.

Hawaii highlights how resilience is changing the narrative

As an island state, Hawaii knows all too well the destructive force of our planet, based on past experiences with Hurricanes Iwa (1982) and Iniki (1992) that affected multiple islands.

What Happens When Cape Town Runs Out of Water?

Cape Town is currently suffering from a water crisis as a result of drought and an increased population over the past three years.

The Vietnam City Resilience Index: Proof of Concept Paper

The Vietnam City Resilience Index began as an attempt to test whether the City Resilience Framework (CRF) developed by Arup International Development could be used to create a comparative national city resilience index.

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