San Francisco

Urban Resilience on the Ring of Fire

5:00 p.m. | Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Geof Wilson

As cities continue to grow in importance they also grow ever more vulnerable to natural catastrophe. Coastal cities around the world face threats from earthquakes, tsunamis and the effects of climate change. What tools can improve these cities’ capacity to not only survive but thrive once disaster strikes? A networking reception with food and drink will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the program. Co-presented by the International Federation for Housing and Planning. Read more here.

+ Laurie Johnson / Laurie Johnson Consulting
+ Herbert Dreiseitl /Rambøll Liveable Cities Lab
+ Hugh Nicholson / Christchurch City Council
+ Søren Smidt-Jensen / Danish Architecture Center
+ Larry Ng / Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority
+ Sarah Karlinsky / SPUR


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