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To learn more about the future of resilient cities, please explore the below resources.

From The Rockefeller Foundation:

Century of the City: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/blog/century-city-no-time-lose

Rebound: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/blog/rebound-building-more-resilient-world

Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/blog/asian-cities-climate-change-resillience

Judith Rodin’s remarks on “The City Resilient”: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/blog/city-resilient

New York 2100: Post-Sandy commission report: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/blog/nys-2100-commission-report-building

From Penn Press at the University of Pennsylvania:

Urbanization has become a global phenomenon that in the words of one observer constitutes "the biggest economic transformation the world has ever seen." The following selections offer overviews on the growth of cities and of the challenges and opportunities facing their residents. Please visit the Penn Press website for more information.


Read excerpts from “Women’s Health and the World’s Cities” here (0.3mb).

Read excerpts from “Global Urbanization” here (0.7mb).


Read “Planning, Connecting, and Financing Cities--Now” here (2.8mb).

Read “Building Sustainability in an Urbanizing World” here (40.2mb).


These excerpts are reprinted with the permission of the University of Pennsylvania Press and may not be reused or redistributed without its written permission.