The first 32 cities in the network
- Team members from San Francisco, CA and Boulder, CO collaborate to share approaches to building resilience at the neighborhood level.
- A potent combination of vibrance and emerging challenges drives our engagement with cities. Here are six answers to the question "Why Cities?"
What Is Resilience?
Ability to internalize past experiences linked with robust feedback loops that sense, provide foresight, and allow new solutionsSee how Fukushima is learning
Capacity to re-establish function, re-organize, and avoid long-term disruptionsSee how New Orleans is rebounding
Limited or “Safe” Failure
Prevents failures from ripplingSee how Surat is preparing
Ability to change, evolve, and adapt to alternative strategies in the face of disasterSee how rotterdam is evolving
Ensures that there is a back-upsee how brooklyn is adapting
or alternative available when a vital component of a system fails