Designing resilience: a contribution to the City Resilience Framework

Ilaria Montella, Chiara Tonelli

Abstract


In a time of rapid social and demographic change, growing exposure to risk factors due to climate change, resource shortages, migration strain and adverse economic conditions are sources of stress and continuous instability in urban contexts. Arup conceived the City Resilience Framework for the Rockefeller Foundation. ‘Housing’ is the only form of construction included within this framework. It is one of the action areas in its strategy for improving urban resilience. This article seeks to provide a methodological contribution, hypothesizing requisites for resilience, preventative procedures and ex-post validation that moves beyond an emergency approach to foster the resilience of residential construction and its measurability in all phases of the construction process.


Keywords


class needs; requisites; minimum living standards; resilience; adaptive design methodology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Techne-22121



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