Resilience

Cutting through the noise on urban resilience

Lisa Dickson recently joined Arup’s Boston office to lead the firm’s climate risk and resilience work in the Americas. She spoke with Doggerel about the state of the urban resilience…

Beyond the big one: Real recovery in San Francisco

Last year San Francisco’s Patrick Otellini became the world’s first municipal chief resilience officer, a position sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation as part of its 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) program. We…

Cities, water, and climate change

Climate change and sea level rise have begun to reshape our shorelines. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the US federal government created a yearlong competition exploring ways to strengthen coastal communities. Called…

Understanding urban resilience, part III: New Orleans

A few weeks ago we introduced the new City Resilience Framework, a tool developed by our International Development group and The Rockefeller Foundation to help demystify urban resilience. Here’s a third…