Resilience

June 23, 2017

ULI has announced a partnership with 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, becoming part of its Platform of Partners. In this capacity, ULI will offer expertise on building for resilience to a select group of 100RC cities as they design and implement their... read more

June 22, 2017

How do leaders create resilient cities- those that are able to adapt to changes and disturbances, whether they be natural disasters, economic downturns, technological advancements, or any other large-scale agitations? According to the authors of "Urban Resilience and Planning Support Systems:... read more

Image by Steven Lilley on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
May 30, 2017

A bank located in the Northeast has drawn the attention of state officials nationwide. The three-year-old bank, however, is not your typical loans, checking account and cash services bank.

May 11, 2017

Conflicts in countries like Syria have displaced more than 60 million people internationally in the 21st century, more than World War II, and most of those migrants and internally displaced persons wind up in cities, according to a new 100 Resilient Cities report.

April 26, 2017

Although city leaders are increasingly prioritizing resilience planning in the face of climate change, food systems have been largely left out of the conversation. Our new research finds that natural disasters could create extended food supply disruptions in U.S. cities, especially in... read more

April 20, 2017

The City of Pittsburgh was joined Monday by representatives from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Intermedix to host an emergency preparedness resilience workshop as a part of the ONEPGH initiative, which is a partnership with 100 Resilient Cities- Pioneered by... read more

April 20, 2017

As a technology executive, I've overseen the buildout of multiple data centers in my career. Without exception, all were designed with an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) and backup power. In fact, I can't imagine a data center of any consequence being built without these safeguards in place.... read more

April 14, 2017

All 156 outdoor emergency sirens throughout the city of Dallas wailed for more than an hour last Friday night and early Saturday morning, the result of what officials said was a hack that forced the system offline and caused a flood of 9-1-1 calls.

The cyber breach revealed just how... read more

April 12, 2017

When it comes to energy and environmentally friendly buildings, no way of keeping score is more familiar than LEED, the venerable Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification and rating system. The nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its first version of LEED in... read more

April 10, 2017

For some, a power outage is a reminder of our dependence on aging infrastructure. For others, it can be life-threatening.

Overlay Init

Curated By Logo