The way a resilient space may reach its state of balance is thoroughly described in the literature. Whether referring to the very first assumptions of… Read More »From government to governance: a dilemma for urban resilience
The need to protect the so-called “tangible form” of our cultural heritage, such as historical monuments, has been recalled by notorious institutions (UNESCO 1972 General… Read More »When Urban Resilience deals with our cultural heritage.
Earthquakes are devastating at different levels. They impact the cities, the organizations and the persons. Though short in duration, they may destroy not only infrastructures… Read More »Can urban resilience cope with earthquakes?
In a sense, the ever growing number of urban resilience definitions is symptomatic of a conceptual drift that goes beyond expert sensitivities. Established centralized institutions… Read More »Should Urban Resilience reject Finance?
Architecture is facing a dilemma: urban buildings are aimed to last. Our society celebrates “architects-stars” who leave their marks in the urban grid. The cultural… Read More »Was Baron Georges Eugène Haussmann (1809-1891) the founding father of engineering resilience?
In 2017, seventeen renowned experts gathered together to brainstorm about the expected conditions to develop urban planning into a large-scale and transformative tool (1). The… Read More »Is urban planning the right tool to improve Urban Resilience?