This writeup has been in my mind for a long time–many people casually use the phrase “resilient cities,” and just use it for marketing projects, creating events, and so on, without really understanding the many aspects that comprise how a city really becomes resilient. There are two main things that we have to consider: Citizens as a people, and systems in a city, and both are complex in growing urban settings, with a number of layers and perspectives to know about. Read the full article here.
I included some learnings in my writeup, which I also recommend readers to look up and study:
- Lawrence Vale’s book, The Resilient City; and
- The Rockefeller Foundation-pioneered organisation, 100 Resilient Cities