World Cities Day: Blue21 announces new book on climate-resilient urban areas

In celebration of World Cities Day, Blue21 is happy to announce that co-founder, Rutger de Graaf’s new book about Climate Resilient Urban Areas which will be published soon.

With valuable insights from world-leading resilience experts including Henk Ovink. The book is the result of a unique collaboration between scientists and practitioners making the link between science and practice to contribute to the required transformation of cities in face of climate change. The book has an interdisciplinary approach linking technology, design and governance, studying resilience at various scales from building, street, up to city scale.

The book:
– Describes the urgent challenge faced by cities worldwide to become resilient to climate change impacts
– Explores how the resilience journey for coastal cities in particular encompasses using scientific knowledge but also the knowledge of citizens and practitioners
– Is a valuable resource for scholars, students, practitioners and policy makers interested in the development of resilient and sustainable urban environments

To learn more you can view the abstract.

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