Urban resilience

Urban resilience

The capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.

What is urban resilience?

What is urban resilience?

A resilient urban future requires tackling challenges and creating solutions in a place-based, integrated, inclusive, risk-aware, and forward-looking manner.

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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
Racial Equity: Resilient Cities at the Forefront

Racial Equity: Resilient Cities at the Forefront

This practioners guide reflects the conviction coming out of the Network Exchange of racial inequity as a critical ur-ban challenge, and participants’ collective efforts in effecting transformative change in their cities.
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
Cities taking action: How 100RC is building urban resilience

Cities taking action: How 100RC is building urban resilience

This 2017 report offers case studies of seven cities' resilience strategies, describing the successful implementation and results of urban resilience measures such as social equity programs and responses to extreme weather events. Each case study is followed by examples of other 100RC cities tackling similar impacts.
Building urban resilience with nature

Building urban resilience with nature

A practitioner resource for planners, municipal leaders and others that helps support the uptake of nature-based solutions in cities.
City Resilience Framework

City Resilience Framework

The City Resilience Index (CRI) builds on extensive research undertaken by Arup to establish an accessible, evidence-based definition of urban resilience, which culminated in the City Resilience Framework (CRF) in April 2014. The CRF provides a holistic articulation of city resilience, structured around four dimensions and 12 goals that are critical for the resilience of our cities.
School Infrastructure Resilience CoLab Workshop Report

School Infrastructure Resilience CoLab Workshop Report

The objective of the CoLab was to identify recommendations and develop solutions for Cali that both reduce school vulnerability and create opportunities for economic, social and environmental benefits which further support and incentivize investment in risk reduction.
Planning for resilient urban growth

Planning for resilient urban growth

In partnership with 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), NYU has studied twenty of the most rapidly growing cities in the 100RC network to understand how fast they are growing and to project their future urban growth.