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Localizing Resilience Strategies: Embracing the Practice of Resilience in Response to Disasters and Climate change

Guest author: John Shaw, County Emergency Management Director, Florida, USA Image credit: online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2099811/Eleven-months-...

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Proposed scenarios for assessing Social Resilience of Urban Open Spaces in the “arrival” cities of Greece

22 min. read Authors: Eleni Oureilidou1,*, Konstantinos Ioanidis2 1PhD candidate, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki2PhD, Associate Pr...

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The YA blog in 2020

Reading time: 4 minutes  2020 broke a new record in terms of the number of visitors on the blog of the AESOP Young Academics network since its inception in 2014...

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Planning around COP25: call for blog posts

The recent UN climate conference COP25 took place in Madrid last December. The conference fell short of consensus in many areas, although many technical issues ...

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How could urban design embrace change and uncertainty?

Guest author: Alessandra Feliciotti. Urban Design Studies Unit – UDSU, Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Uk We know nothing: the e...

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A Global Virtual Roundtable on How to Measure, Why to measure, Cities Resilience

Since more than a decade, urban resilience has entered political agendas worldwide, academic debates, and within this blog specific interest, planning debates. ...

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The URBES project and Resilient Cities in Bonn

Is about to begin, during these days in Bonn, the annual Congress of ICLEI “Resilient Cities." Anticipating the congress, for two days there were some workshops...

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What resilience planning can tell us about decentralization and community engagement

By Irina Paraschivoiu“Resilience” has come to be used frequently in planning, and currently encompasses strategies dealing with economic downturns, climate chan...

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