Building Resilient Cities

Cities worldwide face incredible challenges and opportunities due to demographic shifts, resource depletion, climate change, and economic volatility. To respond effectively, cities need to be even more adaptable, efficient, sustainable, and connected - to become ‘smarter’ and more resilient. We help facilitate that change.

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Contributors

Brendon Moss

Qatari Diar

Natalie Voland

Quo Vadis

Patrik Schumacher

Zaha Hadid Architects

Events

Cities Convention: Building Cities of the Future Today

World Cities Network has partnered with BRE for their forthcoming Cities Convention on 22-23 April 2015 at Altitude London. Cities need to be smarter, more sustainable and resilient. What lessons can be learned from early adopters of smart city solutions? How do cities ensure growth brings social, environmental and economic benefits for all?

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Energy Resilient London: Special Interest Group

First in the series of special interest group meetings with public and private sector leaders from London. Gathering to work together on ways to accelerate the creation of more flexible, demand responsive, resilient, energy delivery across London.

Categories: Engineering, Environment, Technology, Business, Funding, Energy and water

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Knowledge

Future Cities Roundtable

City leaders and urban experts gathered during MIPIM to discuss how multiple initiatives can together future-proof cities. Real estate & infrastructure plans from several leading cities were shared and approaches debated. Surprisingly, citizen power featured strongly.

Categories: Governance

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