Tag: Urban Resilience

Santiago de Chile’s pocket parks

The Santiago Resilience Strategy identifies the recovery of empty lots through these pocket plazas as a priority initiative.

10 cities around the world destroyed and rebuilt

The First World War cut a swath of destruction across Europe, leaving centuries-old towns and hallowed buildings in ruins. Rebuilding took generations.

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.

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.

Why Smart Cities are a golden opportunity for entrepreneurs

As we design the cities of tomorrow, entrepreneurs should take the lead.

Solving the Smart City Puzzle

Andrew Bevan, Smart Mobility Director, says transparency and the sharing of data open a whole new world of possibilities for smart cities.

%d bloggers like this: