Resilient Cities

Transforming Over Time

Cities all over the world are facing a growing list of challenges that test the physical, digital, and community infrastructures that form the foundation of prosperous urban areas. In this edition of the Big Picture, presented by Securaxis, we examine the growing conversation on climate adaptation and improving the built environment to better withstand shock, as well as the economic and social components that prepare communities to adapt.
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Listen to Your City, Both in Its Strengths and Weaknesses
Listen to Your City, Both in Its Strengths and Weaknesses
Gaetan Vannay
Co-Founder and COO, Securaxis
Robin Coupland
Risk Management Advisor, Securaxis
Making Cities Resilient: Learning from the Cities’ Experience
Making Cities Resilient: Learning from the Cities’ Experience
Sanjaya Bhatia
Head, UNDRR Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute
Mutarika Pruksapong
Programme Officer, UNDRR
The 10,000-Year Hall Pass
The 10,000-Year Hall Pass
Lisa Dickson
Director of Resilience for the Americas, ARUP
Successful Cities Rely on Resilient Infrastructure
Successful Cities Rely on Resilient Infrastructure
Dr. Tom Dolan
UKCRIC Senior Research Associate, UKCRIC Co-ordination Node, University College London (UCL), UK
Towards Urban Risk Governance
Towards Urban Risk Governance
Dr. Ebru Gencer
Founding Executive Director, Center for Urban Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience
How Low-Lying Dutch Cities are Turning Risk into Resilience
How Low-Lying Dutch Cities are Turning Risk into Resilience
Hasse Goosen
Founder and Director, Climate Adaptation Services
Building Resilience for Better, Stronger Cities
Building Resilience for Better, Stronger Cities
José Ángel Gurría
Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Addressing Shared Climate Risks to Build Community-Corporate Resilience
Addressing Shared Climate Risks to Build Community-Corporate Resilience
Dr. Yoon Kim
Global Director, Client Services, Four Twenty Seven
Natalie Ambrosio
Editor, Four Twenty Seven
Building Urban Resilience in Quito: Managing the Food System with the Social System as a Catalyser
Building Urban Resilience in Quito: Managing the Food System with the Social System as a Catalyser
David Jácome-Pólit
Metropolitan Director, Resilience of Quito, Ecuador, and Chief Resilience Officer, 100 Resilient Cities Initiative
Fostering Resilience through Social Integration and Strong Community Networks
Fostering Resilience through Social Integration and Strong Community Networks
Esteban León
Head, UN-Habitat’s Urban Resilience Global Programme
Embracing Resilience: Collaborative and Equitable Resilience Practices
Embracing Resilience: Collaborative and Equitable Resilience Practices
Dr. Therese McAllister
Group Leader and Program Manager, Community Resilience Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Collaborating Towards a More Resilient City
Collaborating Towards a More Resilient City
Dr. Oswar Muadzin Mungkasa
Deputy Governor, Jakarta for Spatial Planning and Environment; Chief Resilience Officer, Resilient Jakarta
Mitigating Risk and Protecting our Cities from Disaster
Mitigating Risk and Protecting our Cities from Disaster
Shruthi Rao
Co-Founder and CEO, Adapt Ready
Working to Rebuild and Strengthen After Sandy
Working to Rebuild and Strengthen After Sandy
Joy Sinderbrand
Vice President, Recovery and Resilience, New York City Housing Authority