What Makes a City Resilient? Collegium Seminar GEN-ST197P


What Makes a City Resilient? Collegium Seminar GEN-ST197P


Course Overview:
With all the discussions of sustainability, climate change, globalization, and urbanization, how do we sift through to figure out what we need to do and what we can do?
• How are our cities responding now with a majority urban community?
• What is the future of Seattle?
• How do build social, cultural, and environmental health?
• What does it mean to be a resilient city?
• What are the challenges AND the opportunities?
• How do we measure success?


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Items in the What Makes a City Resilient? Collegium Seminar GEN-ST197P Collection

Boston Marathon Memorial
"Flowers and signs adorn a barrier at Boylston Street near the of finish line of Monday's Boston Marathon explosions, which killed at least three and injured more than 140, in Boston, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The bombs that blew up seconds apart…

City Plan in Action
The social aspect of a resilient city

The Hajj Terminal at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah Saudi Arabia
This is the Hajj (Pilgrim) terminal at KSIA in Jeddah that serves as a seasonal extra airport to receive about 2 million pilgrims each year to go to mecca and do Hajj. This terminal contributes in making a resilience city by separating those visitors…

Resilient City Infographic
infographic by Judith Rodin explaining the risks humanities faces and how building resilient cities would help in facing those issues.

Solar Energy and Resilient Cities
Creative idea in generating Solar Energy in order to have a resilient city

Wildfires Force Evacuation in L.A.
Traffic snaked up a road as residents evacuated their homes as strong Santa Ana winds swept into Southern California early Monday, sparking embers that left a trail of full-scale wildfires. (NY Times)