2014 Global Classroom Summer Series -- Building Resilient Cities
Building Resilient Cities
The Global Classroom Series explores the critical trends, challenges and solutions to some of our world's most pressing problems.
Cities and countries are investing resources to advance sustainability, but insufficient amount is being implemented to make them more resilient. Many designers are now imploring us to develop cities that can cope with climate changes and challenges of the uncertain future.
In this 12-week program, we will be delivering strategies to handle global and local concerns regarding the escalation in carbon emissions. We will be assessing the risks within each of the sub-systems, and innovations being developed to combat these challenges. Attendees should bring an interest in global issues, environmental sciences, sustainable development and problem solving.
Challenges being addressed from two books:
Topics in Each Week: