Built Environment

A wide shot from above Montevideo shows buildings along the skyline among trees, a beach next to a bay on the left populated with people enjoying sunset, a park full of picnicers on the right, and busy streets full of cards between the beach and the park.

Lessons from Montevideo: Keys to Accomplishing Resilience Strategy Projects

Montevideo, Uruguay recently reached the milestone of beginning implementation of more than 85% of the 40 initiatives identified in its Resilience Strategy, which the city released in September of 2018. The City offers two urban resilience essentials to this success ... View More
Father and kids playing in a school playground in BoTu, Rotterdam.

Making Rotterdam’s First Resilient Neighborhood through Social Cohesion

Launched in 2019, Resilient BoTu empowers the two adjoining neighborhoods, Bospolder and Tussendijken, to become the city’s first “resilient district,” by directing transformative infrastructure construction and social programs that help people manage debt, access education for both adults and children, find better employment, and improve their housing quality. The program ... View More
Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series, Resilient Cities Network and World Bank Group logos with blue background.

Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience

Share Coronavirus Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience is a weekly session organized by the Global Resilient Cities Network and the World Bank as a knowledge sharing session for cities in response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. 31. Climate Change Governance This session highlighted the reflection on ... View More
Semarang

Semarang

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Deyang

Deyang

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Can Tho

Can Tho

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Getting real about resilience: How cities can build resilience thinking into infrastructure projects

Getting real about resilience: How cities can build resilience thinking into infrastructure projects

More than 60% of the metropolitan regions that will exist in 2050 have yet to even form. Cities around the world are going through a period of unprecedented growth and change. And it looks set to continue ... View More
100RC Midterm Evaluation Report: Case Studies

100RC Midterm Evaluation Report: Case Studies

100 Resilient Cities Midterm Evaluation Report: Case Studies ... View More
Should Resilience Begin with the Home?

Should Resilience Begin with the Home?

How cities can finance and deliver resilient social housing to deliver better outcomes for residents ... View More
Transport: Resilience Point of View

Transport: Resilience Point of View

Resilient transportation is a key facet of building resilience in a city as a whole. A transportation system that can help build resilience will take into account a number of factors that allow the system to provide multiple benefits today, while also strategically making investments for the future ... View More
Water Management and Multi-benefit Solutions: Resilient Cities at the Forefront

Water Management and Multi-benefit Solutions: Resilient Cities at the Forefront

This handbook is a compedium that offers: replicable innovations; shared tactical approaches and tools; market needs for resilience building; and access to fellow network experts ... View More
Schools for Resilience: Cali

Schools for Resilience: Cali

This report documents the city’s efforts to develop a replicable process for the design and construction of new public school infrastructure as part of the city’s My Community, My School program ... View More